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Encyclopedia > Hywel Bennett

Hywel Thomas Bennett (born 8 April 1944) is a Welsh actor, born in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales. April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Garnant is a village in Carmarthenshire about five miles east of Ammanford on the A474. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: ) is a county in Wales. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd...

Raised in London from an early age and with a number of major early film roles, Bennett is best known to modern audiences 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 adaptation 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. And his character, Ricky Tarr, was pivotal in the 1979 BBC miniseries based on the John Le Carré novel, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." He also appeared in Lock, Stock... as "Deep Throat" London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Doctor Who is a long-running British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC about a mysterious time-travelling adventurer known as The Doctor, who explores time and space with his companions, fighting evil. ... The Sweeney is a British television police drama focusing on two crime-fighting members of the Flying Squad, an elite branch of the British police force specialising in armed robbery and violent crime. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Shelley is a British sitcom originally broadcast on ITV from 1979 to 1992, with occasional hiatuses lasting between one and five years. ... Percy (1971) is a British comedy film directed by Ralph Thomas (1915 - 2001) starring Hywel Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Elke Sommer and Britt Ekland. ... Loot is a play by Joe Orton. ... Joe Orton (born John Kingsley Orton, January 1, 1933, Leicester, England - d. ... Liber Amoris Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 1935—7 June 1994) was a controversial British dramatist who is best known for several widely acclaimed television dramas which mixed fantasy and reality, the personal and the social. ... The opening title sequence to the first episode of Pennies from Heaven. ... Cold Lazarus is a television play written by Dennis Potter shortly before his death, and broadcast after it in 1994. ... Karaoke was a television play written by Dennis Potter with the knowledge that he was dying from cancer of the pancreas. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Neverwhere is an urban fantasy television series by Neil Gaiman. ... Lock, Stock. ...

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. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... EastEnders is a popular BBC television soap opera, first broadcast on 19 February 1985 and continuing today. ... Jack Dalton was a fictional character in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. ... The Bill is a long-running British television police procedural shown on ITV1, at 8PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays. ...


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BBC - South West Wales - Hall of Fame (940 words)
Hywel's career has been prolific, playing a broad range of roles on stage and screen.
Hywel returned to our TV screens in May 2003 when he joined 'Eastenders'; as Jack Dalton, a feared gangland boss who presides over London's East End.
Hywel says of his new role: "I've attempted almost everything in my marathon career, but have never tackled a soap before.
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