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Danny Webb (born 6 June 1958) is an English television and film actor. He is best known for his roles as the prisoner Morse in the movie Alien 3 , Thomas Cromwell in Henry VIII and as John Maynard Jefferson in the two part Doctor Who story The Impossible Planet and The Satan Pit in 2006.
Webb was born on 6 June 1958to Eileen and Maurice Webb. He attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated in 1977.
Webb has appeared in many British television programmes, including The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles , Our Friends in the North , A Touch of Frost , Agatha Christie's Poirot , The Bill , Midsomer Murders , Silent Witness and Shackleton .He also starred in two episodes of Doctor Who - "The Impossible Planet" and "The Satan Pit", alongside lead actors David Tennant and Billie Piper. He has also starred in Britannia High as Jack Tyler and in New Tricks as a DJ.
In 1985 Webb starred alongside Jon Pertwee in a television adaptation of Karl Wittlinger's Broadway play, Do You Know the Milky Way? playing Kris, a psychiatric patient who believed that he came from another star.
Webb has also had recurring roles in several television series, including Brookside , Cardiac Arrest and Life Begins . He also had a role in Honest, playing Mack Carter.
Webb also appeared in the video for the song "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by the band Yes.
In 2008 Webb appeared as the journalist Noel Botham in the BBC Four drama Hughie Green, Most Sincerely, as well as narrating the Games Workshop Black Library audiobook The Lightning Tower/The Dark King and the Gotrek and Felix audiobook Slayer of the Storm God. He also had a small part as a German communications officer in the film Valkyrie starring Tom Cruise.
In September 2009 he had a lead role in the BBC1 five-part drama series Land Girls , playing a sergeant in the Home Guard.
Webb also appeared in Hustle, as Shaun and Emma's father, in 2010, and has played Kevin Dalton in the BBC drama Holby City .
In 2015 Danny completed the role of Roy in the British crime thriller The Contract which was released in January 2016.
Danny Webb has worked extensively in theatre, including in the Olivier Award-winning productionof Blasted by Sarah Kane at the Lyric Theatre in 2011. He also won Best Actor for the role in the Off West End Awards. He has appeared twice at the Royal Court Theatre, in Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker (2011) and The Mistress Contract .
|1984||A Year of the Quiet Sun||David|
|1986||Defence of the Realm||Danny Royce||Hemdale Film Corporation|
|1987||Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire||TV Director|
|Death Wish 4: The Crackdown||Zacharias' Man||Cannon Films|
|1992||Alien 3||Robert Morse||20th Century Fox|
|1996||True Blue||Alan Palmer||FilmFour Productions|
|1997||Love and Death on Long Island||Video Assistant||Telefilm Canada|
|1998||Still Crazy||Clive||Columbia Pictures Corporation|
|2003||I'll Be There||Denny Wise||Morgan Creek|
|2004||The Aryan Couple||Himmler|
|2005||The Upside of Anger||Grey Wolfmeyer||Media 8 Entertainment|
|2008||Valkyrie||Captain Haans||United Artists|
|2010||The Story of F***||Barton Hamborski|
|A Little Chaos||Claude Moulin||BBC Films|
|2015||The Contract||Roy||Scanner Rhodes/Robert Fucilla|
|Silent Hours||David Frampton|
|2016||City of Tiny Lights||DS Cal Donnely||BBC Films|
|2017||Pegasus Bridge||General Richard Gale||Independent|
|Churchill||General Alan Brooke||Salon Pictures|
|2019||Never Grow Old||Preacher Pike||Saban Films|
|2019–2020||The Trial of Christine Keeler||George Wigg, Baron Wigg||BBC||Miniseries|
|2018||The City And The City||Maj. Jorgi Syedr||BBC||Miniseries|
|2017||The Halcyon||MI5 agent||ITV||Series 1, Episode 7|
|2017||Father Brown||Malcolm Pendle||BBC||Episode 5.10 "The Alchemist's Secret"|
|2015–2016||Humans||Professor Edwin Hobb||Channel 4 & AMC||Series 1–2, 9 episodes|
|2013||Agatha Christie's Poirot||Superintendent Bill Garroway||ITV|| Elephants Can Remember |
Series 13, Episode 1
|2012||Sherlock||DI Carter||BBC|| A Scandal in Belgravia |
Series 2, Episode 1
|2012||Endeavour||DS Arthur Lott||ITV||"Endeavour"|
|2011||Death in Paradise||Jon Taylor||BBC||"Amongst Us"|
Series 1, Episode 8
|2011||Being Human||Marcus||BBC|| Daddy Ghoul |
Series 3, Episode 6
|2010||Midsomer Murders||Jeff Bowmaker||ITV|| The Silent Land |
Series 13, Episode 4
|2010||Holby City||Kevin Dalton||BBC||Series 12, 6 episodes|
|2010||Hustle||Rex Kennedy||BBC|| Father of the Jewels |
Season 6, Episode 4
|2009–2011||Land Girls||Sgt Dennis Tucker||BBC||Series 1 and 2|
|2009||Trinity||Crispin Hunter||ITV||Series 1, Episode 5|
|2009||The Bill||Matthew Devlin||ITV||Conviction|
Series 25, 6 episodes
|2009||Hallmark Hall of Fame||Trojan|| The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler |
Series 58, Episode 3
|2008||Britannia High||Jack Tyler||ITV|| Who Are You? and Finale |
Series 1, Episodes 3 and 9
|2008||New Tricks||Graham Madeley||BBC|| A Face for Radio |
Series 5, Episode 3
|2008||Hughie Green, Most Sincerely||Noel Botham||TV Film|
|2008||Honest||Mack Carter||ITV||whole series|
|2008||Casualty||Rob Greyson||BBC|| The Mess We're In |
|2008||Phoo Action||Lord Rothwell||BBC||TV Film|
|2008||The Bill||Ernie Rosen||ITV||The Deadly Game|
|2008||Lark Rise to Candleford||Dan Macey||BBC||Season 1, Episode 2|
|2007||All About Me||Danny Caldwell||BBC||TV Film|
|2007||Agatha Christie's Marple||Mutti||ITV|| At Bertram's Hotel |
Season 3, Episode 1
|2006||Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire||Licinius||BBC|| Constantine |
|2006||Midsomer Murders||Tony Kirby||ITV|| Dance with the Dead |
Season 10, Episode 1
|2006||The Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Eddie Price||BBC||In the Blink of the Eye|
|2006||Doctor Who||Mr Jefferson||BBC||"The Satan Pit" and "The Impossible Planet"|
|2006||Totally Frank||Jimmy||Channel 4||Season 2, Episode 4|
|2006||Hotel Babylon||Mr Matthews||BBC||Season 1, Episode 1|
|2006||The Bill||George Swanson||ITV||444|
|2005||Heartbeat||Vince Wain||ITV|| Blood Brothers |
Series 15 episode 9
|2005||A Touch of Frost||Father David Rose||ITV||Near Death Experience|
|2005||Uncle Adolf||Joseph Goebbels||ITV||TV Film|
|2004–2005||Life Begins||Paul||ITV||12 episodes|
|2004||My Family||Ches||BBC|| Glad Tidings We Bring |
Season 5, Episode 15
|2004||Silent Witness||Sergeant Paul Bradley||BBC|| Body 21 |
Season 8 Episode 8
|2004||Waking the Dead||Sir Martin Havering||BBC|| False Flag |
Season 4, Episode 4
|2004||Murder City||Eddie Gresham||Granada Television|| Mr Right |
Season 1, Episode 4
|2004||Murder in Suburbia||Gavin Webb||ITV||"Applejacks"|
Season 1, Episode 1
|2003||The Private Life of Samuel Pepys||Edward Montagu||BBC Films||TV Film|
|2003||Henry VIII||Thomas Cromwell||ITV||TV Film|
|2003||Cutting It||Ivor Biltong||BBC||Season 2, Episode 4|
|2002||The Hound of the Baskervilles||Inspector Lestrade||BBC||TV Film|
|2002||Murder in Mind||Derek Stevensby||BBC|| Swan Song |
Season 2, Episode 4
|2002||Outside the Rules||Dr. John Falkirk||BBC||TV Film|
|2002||Shackleton||Perris||Channel 4||TV Film|
|2001||Take Me||Doug Patton||ITV|
|2000||Casualty||Harry Chapman||BBC||Seize the Night|
|2000||In the Beginning||Laban||TV Film|
|2000||The Knock||John Gilbraith||ITV||"Power Trip"|
Season 5 Episode 4
|2000||The Scarlet Pimpernel||Libersac||BBC||A Good Name|
|1999||In the Name of Love||George Walters||TV Film|
|1999||Dalziel and Pascoe||Det. Chief Inspector Geoffrey Hiller||BBC||Recalled to Life|
|1999||Hunting Venus||John||TV Film|
|1999||Harbour Lights||Vic Morley||BBC|| Muckraker |
Season 1, Episode 5
|1998||Frenchman's Creek||William||Carlton Television||TV Film|
|1998||The Jump||Davey Jackson|
|1998||The Bill||Sammy Lewis||ITV||Three Cheers|
|1998||2point4 Children||Malcolm||BBC||Malcolm X|
Season 7, Episode 3
|1998||Terror in the Mall||Warden Banks||Warner Bros Television||TV Film|
|1998||The King of Chaos||Liam Keller||Stone City Films||TV Film|
|1997||A Perfect State||Johnny||BBC|
|1997||Dressing for Breakfast||John||Channel 4||Married Man|
|1996||A Touch of Frost||Karl Edwards||ITV||Paying the Price|
|1996||Sharman||Durban||'"Season 1, Episode 4|
|1996||The Bill||Grigori Minescu||ITV||Black Money|
|1996||Murder Most Horrid||Tony Smedley||Talkback Productions||Dead on Time|
|1996||Our Friends in the North||Detective Inspector Ron Conrad||BBC||Season 1, 4 Episodes|
|1995||Mrs. Hartley and the Growth Centre||Vicar|
|1995||Space Precinct||Wyndam 'Houdini' Derrit||Sky One||Two Against the Rock|
|1994||Cardiac Arrest||Mr Simon Bentancourt||Season One|
|1994||99-1||McCarthy||ITV||Where The Money Is|
Doing the Business
|1994||Headhunters||Roger Garrison||Channel 4|
|1994||The Bill||Steven Petit||ITV||Big Eagle Day|
|1993||Comics||Brian Duffield||Channel 4|
|1993||A Woman's Guide to Adultery||Ray||Carlton Television|
|1992–1993||The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles||Pablo Picasso||ABC||Paris, September 1908|
Barcelona, May 1917
|1992||Bookmark||Dick Hughes||BBC||Sunny Stories|
|1992||The Jazz Detective||Bernie Wetson|
|1990||Made in Heaven||Dave||Granada||Falling in Love|
|1990||Screen Two||Actor||BBC||Drowning in the Shallow Ends|
|1989||The Bill||Steve Hill||ITV||Fools Gold|
|1989||Boon||Mike Hawkins||ITV||Of Meissen Men|
|1989||The Saint: The Brazilian Connection||Celtic Film Entertainment||TV Film|
|1989||Agatha Christie's Poirot||Porter||ITV||The Adventure of the Clapham Cook|
|1988||Bergerac||Joe Grantham||BBC||Retirement Plan|
|1988||The Comic Strip Presents...||Party Guest||Channel 4||Didn't You Kill My Brother?|
|1987||Intimate Contact||Scott||TV Film|
|1986||Slip-Up||Monk & McCabe||BBC||TV film|
|1985||Do You Know the Milkyway?||Kris||TV Film|
|1984||More Lives Than One||Steve||BBC||TV Film|
|1982–1983||Brookside||Gavin Taylor||Channel 4|
|1982||The Unapproachable||Marek||ORF||TV Film|
|1982||We'll Meet Again||Young Recruit||ITV||Old Enough to Fight|
|1980||Play for Today||Despatch Rider||BBC||The Imitation Game|
|1980||Play for Today||Police Constable||BBC||Pasmore|
|1980||Mackenzie||Builder's Merchant||BBC||Preliminary Enquiries|
Series 1, Episode 1
|1980||Jackanory Playhouse||Harold||BBC||The Silver Fish|
Series 8, Episode 2
|1980||Twelfth Night||Servant||BBC||TV film|
|1979||The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game||Peter||ITV||Trackdown|
Series 1, Episode 2
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