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Powys Thomas (1925–1977)

Powys Thomas was born on December 25, 1925 in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales as William Powys Thomas. He was an actor, known for Jesus of Nazareth (1956), The Black Arrow (1951) and Folio (1955). He was married to Ann Morrish. He died on June 22, 1977 in Pontypool, Wales. See full bio »

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(age 51) in Pontypool, Wales, UK

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Known For

Jesus of Nazareth Simon Peter / Simon bar Jonah
(1956)
The Black Arrow John Capper / Richard Duke of Gloucester
(1951)
Folio Captain Cat / The King / Variety
(1956-1959)
Festival Cardinal / Dr. Palacio / Mr. Bryant
(1962-1965)

Filmography

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 1969 The Three Musketeers (TV Movie)
Athos
 1967 The Informer (TV Series)
Sir Max Winneger
- Study in the Nude (1967) ... Sir Max Winneger
 1965-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Neklyudov / David's Father
- The Single Passion (1967) ... Neklyudov
- David, Chapter 2 (1965) ... David's Father
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Arthur Darrell
- Nothing to Lose (1967) ... Arthur Darrell
 1967 The Revenue Men (TV Series)
Pickering
- The Present (1967) ... Pickering
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
James
- Nursery Tale (1967) ... James
 1967 Callan (TV Series)
Stavros
- The Good Ones Are All Dead (1967) ... Stavros
 1966 Henry V (TV Movie)
Pistol
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Parsons
- Sinking of the Elizabeth Rainey (1966) ... Parsons
 1962-1965 Festival (TV Series)
Dr. Palacio / Mr. Bryant / Cardinal
- Let Me Count the Ways (1965) ... Dr. Palacio
- Roots (1963) ... Mr. Bryant
- The Duchess of Malfi (1962) ... Cardinal
 1964 John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance (Short)
Henry VII
 1964 The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson (Short)
Henry Hudson
 1961-1963 Playdate (TV Series)
Biggs / Han / The Leader
- Masterpiece (1961) ... Han
- Stop the World and Let Me Off (1961) ... The Leader
 1961-1963 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series)
- The Will (1963)
- The Big Zero (1963)
- Final Chapter (1963)
- The Disciple (1962)
 1962 Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine (Short)
English Lord (uncredited)
 1961 Lord Durham (Short)
Lord Durham
 1961 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Duncan
 1960 First Person (TV Series)
- Night River (1960)
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
William of Sens / Farmer
- The Zeal of Thy House (1960) ... William of Sens
- A Tongue of Silver (1960) ... Farmer
 1956-1960 Encounter (TV Series)
Fairline / Richard Mannion / Black Rory / ...
- Music in the Wall (1960) ... Fairline
- Murder Anyone? (1960) ... Richard Mannion
- You'll Be Calling Me Michael (1959) ... Black Rory
- Depth 300 (1958) ... Commander Llewellyn
- Night of the Plague (1957) ... Quill
 1960/I Shadow of a Pale Horse (TV Movie)
Hermit
 1959 The Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Honorable Charles Piper
 1956-1959 Folio (TV Series)
Variety / Captain Cat / The King
- Salad Days (1959) ... Variety
- Under Milk Wood (1959) ... Captain Cat
- Peer Gynt (1957)
- The Nativity (1956) ... The King
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Chief Towak / Tesan / Simon Girty / ...
- The Long Rifles (1957) ... Chief Towak
- Revenge (1957) ... Tesan
- The Morristown Story (1957) ... Simon Girty
- La Salle's Treasure (1957) ... Jock Tavish
- Powder Keg (1957) ... Macago (as Pawys Thomas)
 1957 Who Destroyed the Earth (TV Movie)
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Due de Richard
- Child of Her Time (1956) ... Due de Richard
 1956 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
Simon Peter / Simon bar Jonah
- Episode #1.8 (1956) ... Simon Peter
- Episode #1.7 (1956) ... Simon Peter
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Simon Peter
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Simon Peter
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Simon Peter
 1955 The Ragged Thieves (TV Movie)
Cobbler George
 1953 Shoot First
Ambulance Driver
 1951 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Richard Duke of Gloucester / John Capper
- Part 2 (1951) ... Richard Duke of Gloucester
- Part 1 (1951) ... John Capper
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Broken Jug (1958). Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Pawys Thomas
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Thomas co-founded Canada's National Theatre School, and later became artistic director of its English division. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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