Adam Blackwood (actor)

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Adam Blackwood
Born (1959-07-14) 14 July 1959 (age 63)
OccupationActor
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)
Nicola King
(m. 1989)
Children2

Adam Blackwood (born 14 July 1959) is an English actor.

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Early life

Blackwood was born in Chichester, West Sussex, the only son of Rona (née Archer) and John Blackwood. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Career

Blackwood played Balazar in the first four episodes of the 1986 Doctor Who serial The Trial of a Time Lord . He has provided the voice of James Bond in four video games: The World Is Not Enough (Nintendo 64 and PlayStation), 007 Racing , Tomorrow Never Dies, and 007: Agent Under Fire .

Blackwood retired from acting in 2002 and since then has run Private Drama Events, a company specialising in corporate storytelling

Personal life

Blackwood has an older sister, Nicola, and a younger sister, Catriona. In 1989, he married Nicola King in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. They have a son named Thomas and a daughter named Ruby.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1984 A Passage to India Mr. Hadley
1985Love SongBob PrescottTV film
1987Cause célèbreEwan MontaguTV film
1993 Diana: Her True Story ChristopherTV film
1995 The Old Curiosity Shop Dick Swiveller TV film
Kidnapped Captain ForbesTV film
1998A Candle in the Dark: The Story of William CareyThomasTV film
1999 The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything NormanTV film

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1981 Blake's 7 TokEpisode: "Assassin"
1982 Stalky & Co. FlintMini-series
Play for Tomorrow BoyEpisode: "Bright Eyes"
Radio PhoenixAndrew Maine
1983 Play for Today Episode: "The Last Term"
By the Sword Divided Ensign Peter Crane3 episodes
1984Sharing TimeNigelEpisode: "Together Forever"
1986 Doctor Who BalazarEpisodes: "The Trial of a Time-Lord"
1987 A Killing on the Exchange Sergeant BallantyneMini-series
Bulman Barty GeraldineEpisode: "Death by Misadventure"
1988 London's Burning David McBeth1 episode
Crossbow TrollEpisode: "Trolls"
1989 Great Expectations Herbert PocketEpisode: "Chapter One"
1990 Jeeves and Wooster Barmy Fotheringay Phipps4 episodes
1993 The Bill Brian CattlinEpisode: "No Comment"
1994 The Tomorrow People Dr. Poole3 episodes
Harry Enfield & Chums Chris Chapman1 episodes
1996Crucial TalesNashEpisode: "Phoenix"
1999 EastEnders Dr. Viner1 episode
2001 Midsomer Murders Keith ShortlandsEpisode: "Dark Autumn"
2003 Cambridge Spies Oliver Lester1 episode
2004 My Dad's the Prime Minister BackbencherSeries regular

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999 Tomorrow Never Dies James Bond Voice role
2000 The World Is Not Enough James Bond/Valentin Zukovsky
007 Racing
2001 James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire James Bond

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