Alan Webb


Biography

Alan Webb was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Webb landed roles in various films, including the Edmund Gwenn adventure "Challenge to Lassie" (1949), the Laurence Harvey action film "The Silent Enemy" (1959) and "The Scapegoat" (1959) starring Alec Guinness. He also appeared in the drama "The Third Secret" (1964) with Richard Attenborough...

Biography

Alan Webb was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Webb landed roles in various films, including the Edmund Gwenn adventure "Challenge to Lassie" (1949), the Laurence Harvey action film "The Silent Enemy" (1959) and "The Scapegoat" (1959) starring Alec Guinness. He also appeared in the drama "The Third Secret" (1964) with Richard Attenborough, the dramatic adaptation "The Pumpkin Eater" (1964) with Anne Bancroft and "King Rat" (1965). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Orson Welles dramatic adaptation "Chimes at Midnight" (1967), the Richard Burton comedy adaptation "The Taming of the Shrew" (1967) and the Oskar Werner drama "Interlude" (1968). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Nicholas and Alexandra" (1971) with Michael Jayston, "I Racconti di Canterbury" (1972) with Hugh Griffith and the historical drama "The Duellists" (1978) with Keith Carradine. He also appeared in the action flick "The First Great Train Robbery" (1979) with Sean Connery and "Rough Cut" (1980) with Burt Reynolds. Webb more recently appeared in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (CBS, 1981-82). Webb passed away in June 1982 at the age of 76.

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Great Train Robbery, The (1979) - Tight Fitting Joints Nigh-on crude garden flirting between thief Pierce (Sean Connery) and trophy wife Emily (Pamela Salem) as her husband (Alan Webb) introduces his daughter (Gabrielle Lloyd) in Michael Crichton's The Great Train Robbery, 1979.
Great Train Robbery, The (1979) - Monsieur Jones Thoroughly cultivated banker Henry (Malcolm Terris) is conducted by Agar (Donald Sutherland) to the boudoir of Miriam (Lesley-Anne Down), acting French at a London club, never realizing they’re both in league with his new pal Pierce (Sean Connery) and after his key, in The Great Train Robbery, 1979.
Chimes At Midnight (1965) - The Days That We've Seen Writer-director Orson Welles as Falstaff and Alan Webb as Shallow open, Ralph Richardson narrates and John Gielgud as Henry IV assumes control, in Welles’ under-financed project, shot over two years in Spain, sampling Falstaff’s story from five Shakespeare plays, Chimes At Midnight, 1965.
Taming Of The Shrew, The (1967) - To Thrive And Wive Hortensio (Victor Spinetti) and Gremio (Cyril Cusack) lamenting the poor prospects of a husband for Katherina (Elizabeth Taylor, not seen), when Petruchio (Richard Burton) appears, in Franco Zeffirelli's Shakespeare The Taming Of The Shrew, 1967.
Taming Of The Shrew, The (1967) - Fear Boys With Bugs Pretending confidence before his pals, Petruchio (Richard Burton) arrives to meet Katherina (Elizabeth Taylor), busy terrorizing her sister Bianca (Natasha Pyne), in Franco Zeffirelli's adaptation of Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew, 1967.

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