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Danny Webb

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Danny Webb
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Danny P Webb

Born: Fri 6th June 1958 (age: 60)

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Danny Webb is an English television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as the prisoner Morse in Alien 3 and as Thomas Cromwell in Henry VIII. He has appeared in many famous 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, Shackleton and he starred in two episodes of Doctor Who - "The Impossible Planet" and "The Satan Pit". He has also starred in Britannia High as Jack Tyler and 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 he came from another star.

He has also had a recurring role in several television series, including Brookside, Cardiac Arrest and Life Begins. He also has a role in Honest playing Mack Carter.

He also appeared in the video to "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes.

In 2008, Webb appeared as 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 Nazi communications officer in the film Valkyrie.

In September 2009, he had a lead role in the BBC1 5-part drama series Land Girls, playing a sergeant in the Home Guard. Webb also appeared in the 2010 series of Hustle as Shaun and Emma's father and is currently playing Kevin Dalton in BBC drama Holby City.

He has done some audio books for the Warhammer series from the Black Library.

Personal life

Outside acting Webb is a keen surfer and member of the Shore Surf Club, taking part in contests, when work allows.

Theatre work

Danny Webb has worked extensively in theatre including in the Olivier Award-winning production of Blasted by Sarah Kane at the Lyric Theatre in 2011 where he also won Best Actor in the Off West End Awards. That same year he also starred in the critically acclaimed version of Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker at the Royal Court Theatre.

He is currently in The MIstress Contract at The Royal Court.

Biography from the wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA