Tim Woodward Actor, Edward Woodward’s son Timothy Woodward died at 70

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Tim Woodward Death – Well-known British actor Tim Woodward, the beloved son of Edward Woodward and brother to Peter Woodward has passed away. Actor Tim Woodward of Kensington, London was announced dead yesterday, Thursday, the 9th of November 2023. He died at the age of 70. The cause of Tim Woodward’s death is currently unknown to the public.

Tim Woodward personal life

Tim Woodward was born on 24 April 1953 in Kensington, London, England. He was the beloved son of actors Edward Woodward and Venetia Barrett. He was educated at Haileybury and Imperial Service College.


Woodward is most notably recognized for his voice work on the children’s TV show Wide-Eye. Among his early prominent roles, he portrayed Royal Flying Corps pilot Sergeant Alan Farmer in the 1970s BBC drama Wings. Following that, he took on the character of Squadron Leader Rex, a wealthy, eccentric Royal Air Force pilot in the 1988 production Piece of Cake.

In the 1990s, Woodward made an appearance in the Granada Television soap opera Families and assumed the role of gamekeeper Walter Gillies in the long-running 1960s drama Heartbeat by Yorkshire Television.

Moving into the 2000s, Woodward featured in the ITV police drama Murder City and portrayed Leonard “Nipper” Read from Scotland Yard in the 2008 ITV adaptation of Jake Arnott’s crime novel, He Kills Coppers.

He participated in a special storyline for The Bill in 2008 alongside his father Edward and son Sam, playing a London gangster family. Additionally, Woodward and his father appeared together in an episode of the American TV series The Equalizer, where he portrayed Robert McCall’s father in a flashback scene. Notably, he was the brother of actors Peter Woodward and Sarah Woodward.

His extensive television credits include The Irish RM, Tales of the Unexpected, Pie in the Sky, Absolutely Fabulous, Prime Suspect, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries—Bribery and Corruption with James D’Arcy, New Tricks, Bramwell, Midsomer Murders, Murphy’s Law, Heat of the Sun, Rosemary & Thyme, and Agatha Christie’s Poirot. In June 2008, he had a cameo role in William Mager’s short film Stiletto.

Tim Woodward obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the family.

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