Hywel Bennett

Hywel Bennett
1944 - 2017

Hywel Bennett  Welsh Actor


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Hywel Bennett was previously married to Cathy McGowan (1970 - 1988).

Hywel Bennett had an encounter with Tessa Dahl.


Welsh Actor Hywel Bennett was born Hywel Thomas Bennett on 8th April, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK and passed away on 25th Jul 2017 Deal, Kent, England, UK aged 73. He is most remembered for Shelley. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Hywel Bennett was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Britt Ekland in Endless Night (1972) and Jane Asher in The Buttercup Chain (1970).

Hywel Bennett is a member of the following lists: 2017 deaths, Welsh-speaking actors and 20th-century Welsh male actors.


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Total2 19 years 9 years, 6 months -


First Name Hywel
Middle Name Thomas
Last Name Bennett
Full Name at Birth Hywel Thomas Bennett
Alternative Name Hywel Thomas Bennett, Hywel Bennett
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th April, 1944
Birthplace Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK
Died 25th July, 2017
Place of Death Deal, Kent, England, UK
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aries
Ethnicity White
Nationality Welsh
University Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England, UK
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Shelley
Year(s) Active 1965–2007
Brother Alun Lewis

Hywel Thomas Bennett (8 April 1944 – 25 July 2017) was a Welsh film and television actor. Bennett was known for his recurring title role as James Shelley in the television sitcom Shelley (1979–84), and its sequel The Return of Shelley (1988–92).

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Hywel Bennett73 AriesActor
Cathy McGowan76Journalist
Tessa Dahl61 AriesAuthor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
EmmaFemaleCathy McGowan


Clatterford2006Dr. Mike VineTV Show
Casualty @ Holby City2005David WincottTV Show
The Final Quest2004RonnoTV Movie
The Second Quest2004RonnoTV Movie
One for the Road2003Richard StevensMovie
The Last Detective2003Reggie ConwayTV Show
The Quest2002RonnoTV Movie
High Hopes2002Uncle Tom HepplewhiteTV Show
Lloyd & Hill2001Dr. Freddie MarksTV Movie
Married 2 Malcolm2000RegMovie
Lock, Stock...2000Deep ThroatTV Show
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)2000Roger WhaleTV Show
Time Gentlemen Please2000Barsteward in WheelchairTV Show
Misery Harbour1999The CaptainMovie
Nasty Neighbours1999The BossMovie
Mary, Mother of Jesus1999HerodTV Movie
Hospital!1997Dickie BeaumontTV Movie
Harpur and Iles1997ACC Desmond IlesTV Movie
Cold Lazarus1996Arthur 'Pig' MailionTV Show
Karaoke1996Arthur 'Pig' MallionTV Show
Neverwhere1996Mr. CroupTV Show
Frontiers1996Det. Sgt. Eddie Spader, DS Eddie SpaderTV Show
Deadly Advice1994Dr. CrippenMovie
Frank Stubbs Promotes1993Clive RileyTV Show
Virtual Murder1992Harold BinghamTV Show
The Other Side of Paradise1992PurvisTV Movie
Murder Most Horrid1991ClancyTV Show
A Mind to Kill1991Gareth D. LewisMovie
Ålder okänd1991James WilliamsTV Movie
The Return of Shelley1988James ShelleyTV Show
Ten Great Writers of the Modern World1988ProfessorTV Show
Witness in the War Zone1987Mike JessopMovie
Tickets for the Titanic1987Brian StebbingsTV Show
Boon1986Richard Jay, Richard Jay, aka Dick JowettTV Show
Casualty1986Paul LawsonTV Show
EastEnders1985Jack DaltonTV Show
Screen One1985RalphTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Grant (segment "Devil's Alphabet")TV Show
Murder Elite1985Jimmy FowlerMovie
Theatre Night1985JohnTV Show
Screen Two1985Allan BlakestonTV Show
Robin Hood1984King ArthurTV Show
The Bill1984Pete Tyler, Peter BaxterTV Show
The Consultant1983Chris WebbTV Show
Artemis 811981Gideon HarlaxTV Movie
Towards the Morning1980Short Film
Mystery!: Malice Aforethought1979Dr. Edmund BickleighTV Show
Shelley1979James ShelleyTV Show
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy1979Ricki TarrTV Show
Pennies from Heaven1978TomTV Show
Strangers1978Jack SlaterTV Show
The Sweeney1975Steven CastleTV Show
Last of the Summer Wine1973KevinTV Show
The Love Ban1973Mick GoonahanMovie
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland1972DuckworthMovie
Endless Night1972MichaelMovie
Percy1971Edwin AnthonyMovie
Play for Today1970Harry Essendorf, TonyTV Show
The Buttercup Chain1970FranceMovie
The Virgin Soldiers1969BriggMovie
Twisted Nerve1968Martin Durnley (Georgie Clifford)Movie
The Family Way1966Arthur FittonMovie
Il marito è mio e l'ammazzo quando mi pare1966LeonardoMovie
The Idiot1966Hypolite TerentievTV Show
Thirteen Against Fate1966Gilles MauvaisinTV Show
BBC Play of the Month1965Mr. King, Mr. Puff, RomeoTV Show
Jury Room1965Joe Mintz - WitnessTV Show
Redcap1964BrownTV Show
The Wednesday Play1964Oliver Treefe, Willy TurnerTV Show
Theatre 6251964Beliayev, LipstrobTV Show
Doctor Who1963RynianTV Show
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Jenny murphyApr 2, 2011

I am trying to find a recording called Donald Donaldsons English Language by we think Hywel if anyone can help would be great

gee, timothyMar 15, 2010

hywel dids better than me with susan of harborough rd.

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