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Hywel Bennett

Hywel Bennett

Hywel Bennett (born 1944) is a Welsh actor, born in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK. Bennett is best known for his appearances on British television. He played small parts in Doctor Who and The Sweeney. He starred in The Virgin Soldiers, Shelley, Percy and the film adaption of Loot by Joe Orton. He played major parts in several Dennis Potter television plays, including Pennies from Heaven, Cold Lazarus and Karaoke. He was also a colorful villain in Neil Gaiman's miniseries Neverwhere.

In 2003 he joined the cast of long running soap opera EastEnders as Jack Dalton, a gangland boss; and has appeared as an occasional character, Peter Baxter, on The Bill.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Hywel Bennett Facts

Birth NameHywel Thomas Bennett
BirthdayApril 8, 1944 (79)
BirthplaceGarnant, Wales, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Twisted Nerve
Agatha Christie's Endless Night
Mary, Mother of Jesus
The Family Way
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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