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Nationalité Chine
Naissance 4 octobre 1932 à Shanghai (Chine)
Mort 24 février 2009 (à 76 ans) à Mitcham (Royaume-uni)

Edward Judd (4 October 1932 – 24 February 2009) was a British actor.

Born in Shanghai, China, he and his English father and Russian mother fled when the Japanese attacked China five years later.

His career was at its peak in the 1960s, with a series of leading roles in British science fiction films, including The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961 - a disaster film in which he played an alcoholic reporter during a time when ever larger nuclear explosions could alter the Earth's axis, propelling the Earth towards the sun), First Men in the Moon (1964), and Island of Terror (1966). As well as starring in these films, he worked as a soap opera actor and performed other character parts on television. His roles in these classic science fiction films were highly praised by audiences and critics alike. Judd was also famous for the 1975 "Think Once, Think Twice, Think Bike" campaign on making motorists aware of the risks faced on the road by motorcyclists.

Judd's success in The Day the Earth Caught Fire saw Columbia Pictures sign him to a long term contract. According to Val Guest though "he was such a pain in the ass to everybody. He had an enormous opinion of himself and he was his own worst enemy. Columbia just loaned him out here and there and then let him go."

Judd appeared regularly on TV. In particular he played the tyrannical uncle, William Russell, in the 1979 TV mini-series Flambards, a man who was obsessed with fox hunting, but crippled in a hunting accident.

Very little is known of his life after the 1970s. He was heard in an episode of the BBC Radio comedy Drop Me Here, Darling, starring Leslie Phillips, in 1983, as well as playing Barrymore in a televised version of The Hound of the Baskervilles the same year, and the BBC Radio play Philadelphia Moonshine in 1985. He appeared in the 1988 TV film Jack the Ripper as Thomas Arnold.

In the early 1970s, he lived in Cottenham Park Road, Wimbledon. During the 1970s and 1980s, Judd (known as Eddie to some friends, as evidenced in Michael Caine's 2011 autobiography) was a highly respected voice-over artist, used on many mainstream commercials recorded in the recording studios in London's Soho.

As of 1990, he lived in the Phoenix Hotel in Wimbledon and was a credit officer for a Canadian Investment Bank. He lived at a retirement home in Mitcham in his last years.

He was married twice; his first wife, who had also appeared in The Day the Earth Caught Fire, was Gene Anderson, who died in 1965. His second wife was actress Norma Ronald, with whom he had two daughters.

Le plus souvent avec

Val Guest
Val Guest
(2 films)
Don Chaffey
Don Chaffey
(2 films)
Alfred Burke
Alfred Burke
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Edward Judd (34 films)

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The Kitchen Toto, 1h36
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame
Acteurs Bob Peck, Phyllis Logan, Robert Urquhart, Edward Judd
Rôle Dick Luis
Note62% 3.1461053.1461053.1461053.1461053.146105
In Kenya 1950, a British policeman takes a murdered black priest's son to live with him at his home as a houseboy.
Le Chien des Baskerville, 1h40
Réalisé par Douglas Hickox
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Thriller, Horreur, Policier
Thèmes Sherlock Holmes, Buddy movie
Acteurs Ian William Richardson, Martin Shaw, Denholm Elliott, Glynis Barber, Brian Blessed, Eleanor Bron
Rôle Barrymore
Note65% 3.2972753.2972753.2972753.2972753.297275
Sherlock Holmes et le docteur Watson enquêtent sur les menaces qui pèsent sur l'héritier des Baskerville...
The Boys in Blue, 1h19
Réalisé par Val Guest
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Tommy Cannon, Bobby Ball, Suzanne Danielle, Roy Kinnear, Eric Sykes, Jack Douglas
Rôle Hilling
Note44% 2.232832.232832.232832.232832.23283
Sgt. Cannon (Tommy Cannon) and PC Ball (Bobby Ball) run the police station in the quiet town of Little Botham. When the station is threatened with closure due to a lack of crime, they decide to invent some crimes to justify their existence. When they try to steal a painting from a local rich businessman (Roy Kinnear), they accidentally stumble across a gang of real art thieves who have just stolen £1 million worth of paintings. It is up to the two bungling cops to stop them escaping with their haul.
The House on Garibaldi Street, 1h38
Réalisé par Peter Collinson
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Thriller
Thèmes Espionnage, Religion, Politique, Religion juive
Acteurs Martin Balsam, Chaim Topol, Janet Suzman, Leo McKern, Charles Gray, Nick Mancuso
Rôle Meged
Note66% 3.340793.340793.340793.340793.34079
Israeli premier David Ben-Gurion approves a Mossad operation to be led by Isser Harel to kidnap Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi mass murderer. Harel's team travels to Argentina to track down Ricardo Klement, who they believe is Eichmann. They soon discover that the Klement family moved two months before. Primo, a local contact, goes to their former residence and gets a lead to Dieter, one of Eichmann's sons. They arrange for a bellboy to deliver a parcel to Dieter, addressed to another son, Nicholas. They trail Dieter, but he goes to the dentist instead of his house. Michael, the agent in charge, sends the bellboy back to the Klements' old address, and he learns their new one. Harel is told that Israel has been invited to send a delegation to Argentina's 150th celebration of its independence, so a special flight can be sent, on which Eichmann can be smuggled out of the country. The Mossad finally spot Eichmann, and Harel flies to Argentina to take over the operation. The Mossad rent three houses near Buenos Aires. They snatch Eichmann off the street and take him to one of the houses. Dieter Eichmann contacts other local Nazis for help in finding his father. The Israeli agents watching Eichmann are conflicted: they want to kill him, but their orders are to bring him back alive. The Israeli special plane arrives. Meanwhile, Michael interrogates Eichmann about his role in the Holocaust. Michael thinks they are on the verge of being caught by the police and should kill Eichmann while they can, but the others talk him out of it. When it is time to leave, they drug Eichmann and disguise him as an Israeli mechanic injured in an accident. A policeman in the pay of the Nazis tries to stop the takeoff, but they persuade the airport officials to let the flight proceed. The plane returns to Israel, where Eichmann is tried, found guilty of crimes against humanity, and executed.
Le Caveau de la terreur, 1h23
Réalisé par Roy Ward Baker
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Film à sketches, Horreur
Thèmes Magie, Vampire
Acteurs Terry-Thomas, Curd Jürgens, Daniel Massey, Tom Baker, Dawn Addams, Denholm Elliott
Rôle Alex (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
Note64% 3.2483953.2483953.2483953.2483953.248395
Ce film se compose de 5 histoires (Midnight Mess, The Neat Job, This Trick'll Kill You, Bargain in Death et Drawn and Quartered, adaptées de bandes dessinées horrifiques provenant des comics Shock SuspenStories (The Neat Job) et Tales from the Crypt pour les 4 autres histoires) encadrées par une introduction et un épilogue. Le film contient beaucoup plus d'humour, noir ou décalé, que son prédécesseur "Histoires d'outre-tombe".
Le meilleur des mondes possibles, 3h3
Réalisé par Lindsay Anderson
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie dramatique, Fantasy, Musical
Acteurs Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe, Helen Mirren, Graham Crowden
Rôle Oswald
Note75% 3.795523.795523.795523.795523.79552
Durant son voyage, Travis apprend qu'il lui faut renoncer à ses principes afin de réussir mais qu'à la différence des autres personnages qu'il croise, il doit conserver un certain détachement pour mettre de la distance entre lui et les maux du monde : c'est pour cela que ce film est souvent considéré comme une réécriture du Candide de Voltaire.
Assassin (1973)
, 1h23
Réalisé par Peter Crane
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Thriller
Acteurs Ian Hendry, Edward Judd, Frank Windsor, Ray Brooks, Mike Pratt, Paul Whitsun-Jones
Rôle MI5 Control
Note60% 3.048873.048873.048873.048873.04887
The British government hires an assassin to kill a Ministry of Defence official suspected of leaking secrets.
Because of the Cats
Réalisé par Fons Rademakers
Genres Drame, Policier
Thèmes Sexualité, Le viol, Rape and revenge
Acteurs Bryan Marshall, Alexandra Stewart, Sylvia Kristel, Edward Judd, Roger Hammond, George Baker
Rôle Mierle
Note57% 2.8531352.8531352.8531352.8531352.853135
À Amsterdam, un groupe de jeunes, aussi riches que désoeuvrés, attaque des jeunes femmes et s'adonne à la violence gratuite. Ainsi commence une enquête par un détective très résolu.
Universal Soldier, 1h34
Réalisé par Cy Endfield
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Action
Acteurs George Lazenby, Ben Carruthers, Edward Judd, Cy Endfield, Ronan O'Rahilly, Rudolph Walker
Rôle Rawlings
Note43% 2.1521552.1521552.1521552.1521552.152155
Ryker (Lazenby), a former mercenary, comes out of retirement to take part in the overthrow of an African dictator. He travels to London to meet former war comrade Jesse Jones (Ben Carruthers), and his associates Freddy Bradshaw (Robin Hunter) and Temple Smith (Alan Barnes). After helping fellow mercenaries test and ship weapons to South Africa, Ryker begins to have ethical concerns about his involvement. He eventually distances himself from the others, and rents a flat in London. He falls into hippie culture, and begins dating a girl named Chrissie (Chrissie Townson).
Nés pour être libre
Réalisé par Jack Couffer
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Drame, Aventure
Acteurs Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen, Edward Judd
Rôle Weaver
Note60% 3.00253.00253.00253.00253.0025
Lorsque les trois lionceaux espiègles d'Elsa commencent à faire des ravages dans les villages voisins, Joy et son mari sont contraints de les déplacer à des centaines de kilomètres dans une réserve naturelle.
La Déesse des sables, 1h41
Réalisé par Cliff Owen
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Fantasy, Aventure
Acteurs John Richardson, Edward Judd, Olga Schoberová, Colin Blakely, Jill Melford, George Sewell
Rôle Philip
Note46% 2.320752.320752.320752.320752.32075
Carol, une jeune femme qui n'a plus aucun souvenir de son passé est troublée par des rêves qui l'assaillent jour et nuit la ramenant dans une cité perdue en plein coeur du désert. Elle semble être poursuivie par une malédiction car tous ceux qui l'approchent subissent un sort funeste. Après avoir tué par accident un routier qui voulait la voiler, la jeune femme se retrouve sur la plage de Monte-Carlo. Elle s'introduit clandestinement à bord du yacht d'un homme d'affaires, George. Elle fait aussi la connaissance de sa femme Sheila et de Philip, un médecin. En secret, le sorcier Men-Hari désirant l'immortalité à promis à Killikrates, le souverain de Kuma, la ville des sables de lui ramener la réincarantion d'Ayesha sa bien-aimée. Il envoûte la jeune femme afin qu'elle revienne d'elle-même pour une cérémonie qui lui apportera le pouvoir si convoité. Après avoir provoqué la mort de George, le yacht accoste sur une côté africaine et la jeune femme s'enfuit. Philip, aidé de Harry, le commandant de bord, part à sa recherche.
L'Île de la terreur, 1h29
Réalisé par Terence Fisher
Origine Royaume-uni
Genres Science-fiction, Horreur
Acteurs Edward Judd, Peter Cushing, Eddie Byrne, Niall MacGinnis, Samuel John Kydd, Margaret Lacey
Rôle Dr. David West
Note60% 3.047153.047153.047153.047153.04715
Sur une Île au large de l'Irlande, Ian Bellows, un agriculteur disparaît. Le gendarme local alerté par son épouse part à sa recherche et découvre son corps sans os. Il prévient Reginald Landers, le médecin qui ne comprend pas et qui se rend sur le continent demander de l'aide au docteur Brian Stanley qui lui-même se montre incapable d'analyser la situation, ils font donc appel à un jeune spécialiste : le docteur David West. Au moment où Landers et Stanley arrivent chez West ce dernier se trouve avec sa maîtresse, la jeune et riche Toni Merrill. West accepte d'aider ses deux collègues, mais devant l'urgence, Toni Merill leur propose d'emprunter l'hélicoptère privé de son père.