Simon Anthony Fox Ward (19 October 1941 – 20 July 2012) was an English stage and film actor. He was known chiefly for his performance as Winston Churchill in the 1972 film Young Winston. He played many other screen roles, including those of Sir Monty Everard in Judge John Deed and Bishop Gardiner in The Tudors. Simon Ward was born in Beckenham in the county of Kent, the son of Winifred and Leonard Fox Ward, a car dealer. From an early age he wanted to be an actor
The Three Musketeers. Abridged By – Meg Clarke.
Title: The Three Musketeers (1973). The very length of the novel, with it's many plot twists, had resulted in various truncated adaptations over the years, with MGM's 1948 all-star production the only previous attempt to film more than the first half of the book. Meanwhile, intrigue runs rampant in the Court; the Queen (Geraldine Chaplin) carries on a clandestine affair with the British Prime Minister, the Duke of Buckingham (Simon Ward), under the oblivious eye of her husband, Louis XIII (Jean-Pierre Cassel), while evil Cardinal Richelieu (Charlton Heston, who is marvelous, 'against type') plots to publicly embarrass her, and reveal.
The Three Musketeers – Blue & Gold Suit. I want to wake up in an alternate universe where Simon Ward as the Duke of Buckingham is my boyfriend. And I blame it on this suit. The Three Musketeers – Green Suit: This costume is for sale (for the low, low price of £3,495. 00) via The Prop Gallery. I laughed out loud when you said Simon Ward was your boyfriend- I loved him in this, too! Great fun, enjoy the heck out of this site! Reply. spanielpatter14 April 27th, 2018. I thought the casting of Charlton Heston as Richelieu was spot-on; they needed an actor who could believably intimidate Christopher Lee as Rochefort, and Heston nailed it (Lee was marvelous, as usual). Loved the rest of the two movies, except for the characterization of Constance.
Simon Ward - Born: Beckenham, Kent, England, UK. Father: Leonard Fox Ward, a car dealer. Mother: Winifred Fox Ward Education: Alleyn's School, London, England; the National Youth Theatre, London, England and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. His other notable film roles included: the Duke of Buckingham in Richard Lester's 'The Three Musketeers' (1973) and 'The Four Musketeers' (1974), Lt. Crawford in the World War I aerial adventure 'Aces High' (1976), Stephen Slade in 'Deadly Strangers' (1976), William Trench in 'The Four Feathers' (1978), Lt. William Vereker in 'Zulu Dawn' (1979), Zor-El in 'Supergirl' (1984) and Mr. Linton in 'Wuthering Heights' (1992) alongside his daughter Sophie Ward.
Image caption Simon Ward played Sir Monty in the popular BBC television series Judge John Deed. The British screen and stage actor Simon Ward has died after a long illness, his agent has confirmed. Ward, who was 70, appeared in several films throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including The Three Musketeers. He also starred as Bishop Gardiner in The Tudors and as Sir Monty in the popular BBC television series Judge John Deed. A statement released by his agent said he passed away peacefully with his wife Alexandra and daughters at his bedside. The son of a car salesman from Beckenham in Kent, Ward.
The Three Musketeers. We begin the novel in France, where a young man from Gascony (a city in France) named D’Artagnan sets out for Paris with three gifts from his father: fifteen crowns, a horse, and a letter of introduction to M. de Tréville, who is a Very Important Person since he commands the King’s Musketeers.
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- Abridged By – Meg Clarke
- Narrator – Simon Ward
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