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    Every Oscar Best Picture winner 3/5/2018. SHARE. SHARE. ... The film was written by Colin Welland and directed by Hugh Hudson. ... (Colin Firth) and Best Original Screenplay (David Seidler). It ...

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  • Colin Welland - Wikipedia

    Colin Welland (4 July 1934 – 2 November 2015), born Colin Edward Williams, was a British actor and screenwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his script for Chariots of Fire (1981). He won a BAFTA Award for his performance as the empathetic teacher Mr Farthing in the 1969 film Kes

  • Colin Welland - IMDb

    Colin Welland, Writer: Chariots of Fire. In a career of over 30 years this Lancashire-born former art teacher has achieved great success in acting, both in television and film and writing, for television, film and stage. His first film appearance is perhaps still his best-loved, the sympathetic Mr Farthing in Kes (1969), for which he won a BAFTA.

  • Colin Welland: Actor, writer and Oscar winner dies at 81 ...

    Colin Welland, who won an Oscar for writing Chariots of Fire and a Bafta for acting in Kes, dies aged 81 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

  • Colin Welland obituary | Film | The Guardian

    When Colin Welland, who has died aged 81 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, was handed the Oscar for his screenplay of Chariots of Fire in 1982, he waved it in the air like a battle mace ...

  • Colin Welland Profiles | Facebook

    View the profiles of people named Colin Welland. Join Facebook to connect with Colin Welland and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to...

  • Chariots of Fire writer Colin Welland dies aged 81 after ...

    Oscar-winning writer and actor Colin Welland has died at 81 after suffering from Alzheimer's. He won his Academy Award for Chariots of Fire in 1982, memorably using his acceptance speech to ...

  • Colin Welland - Biography - IMDb

    Colin Welland was researching "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985) shortly before the Oscars ceremony. When he entered the bar in the Pennsylvania steel town where he was carrying out the research, the regulars would call, "Watch your wallets, the British are coming!"

  • Kes: Colin Welland, David Bradley, Ken Loach ...

    Kes is a very British film, winning two BAFTA awards from its five nominations. Colin Welland won for best supporting actor and was the only professional actor in the film. David Bradley won for most promising newcomer.

  • Colin Welland (1934-2015) - Find A Grave Memorial

    Motion Picture Screenwriter, Actor. He was an accomplished actor, prior to making a name for himself as a screenwriter and received an Academy Award for his film adaptation of "Chariots of Fire" (1981). Born Colin Williams, he was raised in Liverpool and worked as an art teacher in Manchester ...

  • From Urchin to Oscar winner: Colin Welland - Mail Online

    Colin Welland, the actor and writer who died this week, aged 81, his childhood was an unashamedly rich source of strength and inspiration, from a solid working-class foundation of family.

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