Colin Welland

Also Credited As:

Colin Williams
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A British actor and screenwriter, Colin Welland wrote and performed in several British TV shows, including "Z Cars", before entering film in 1969 and garnering acclaim for his supporting role in Ken Loach's "Kes". Welland scripted John Schlesinger's "Yanks" (1979) and has since worked consistently as a screenwriter and occasionally as an actor. He appeared in Sam Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs" (1971) and won a Best Screenplay Oscar for "Chariots of …
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Job Title

Actor, Writer


4 July 1934


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