Trevor Howard Overview:

Legendary actor, Trevor Howard, was born Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith on Sep 29, 1913 in Cliftonville, Kent. Howard died at the age of 74 on Jan 7, 1988 in Bushey, Hertfordshire and was laid to rest in St Peter Churchyard Cemetery in Arkley, Greater London, England.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Howard was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1960Best ActorSons and Lovers (1960)MorelNominated
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Trevor Howard Quotes:

[Park has just landed, to be met by Group Captain Hope]
Group Capt. Hope: Bad as we thought, Sir?
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park: [upset] Worse! Kenley and Biggin are a *shambles* and the rest not much better. God Knows how many aircraft we'll have in the morning! All because 12 Group couldn't do their stuff. Leigh-Mallory and his big wings! Might as well stay on the *ground* for all the *use* they are!


[With the aid of an interpreter, Edwards has berated the Polish pilots for attacking German bombers against orders, before pulling a telegram out of his pocket]
Squadron Leader Edwards: Finally, and God alone knows why, I've received the following signal:
[looks down]
Squadron Leader Edwards: "Congratulations! As of today, this Squadron is operational." Signed, Air Vice Marshall Keith Park, AOC 11 Group
[the men start cheering, and Squadron Leader Edwards smirks, before the scene changes to Dowding's office]
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: I was wrong about the Poles.
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park: We also have the second Polish Squadron.
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: [Donning his cap] I *thought* you'd mention them. Allright, make them operational.
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park: And the Canadians?
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: And the Czechs. We need them *all!*
[They exit]


Major Stringer: Well, now, it's time for me to listen to you for a change.
Captain Thompson: What do you mean by that?
Major Stringer: I mean, let me have it. What did I do wrong?
Captain Thompson: You did everything wrong.


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Trevor Howard Facts
Although he did not get along with Marlon Brando while filming Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), he and Keith McConnell were largely responsible for helping Brando win a lawsuit against a British newspaper.

He was offered the key role of Edgar Trent (Alan Webb) in The Great Train Robbery (1979).

He allegedly declined to receive a British honor of knighthood.

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