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Danny Webb

Danny Webb

PLAYING AGE: 40 to 55
CHARACTERISTICS: Authoritative, Cool, Deep, Friendly, Gravitas, Reassuring, Warm


Danny Webb is an English television and film actor born on the 6 June 1958, and can currently be seen playing the role of Hobb in Channel 4’s Humans. 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 starred in two episodes of Doctor Who. 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? He has also had a recurring role in several television series, including Brookside, Cardiac Arrest and Life Begins. He also appeared in the video to “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes. 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, 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 and Warhammer series from the Black Library. He also had a small part as a Nazi communications officer in the film Valkyrie. Danny 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 and The Mistress Contract at The Royal Court.

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