Monday, November 16, 2009

British Actor Edward Woodward R.I.P.

British actor Edward Woodward has died at the age of 79, the BBC reports.

Woodward was in the U.S. TV series "The Equalizer" and the British spy series "Callan" in which he played a rebellious British secret agent. He played Sergeant Neil Howie in the 1973 cult classic The Wicker Man in which his character was burned alive. He also appeared in the movie Hot Fuzz.

He had been in ill health for a few months before his passing. Woodward is survived by four children and his second wife, actress Michele Dotrice.

Read more in the Washington Post Obit.

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