About this actor
Chris Haywood (born 24 July 1948) is an English-born, Australian-based film and televisionactor/producer. Haywood was born in Billericay, Essex, England. He spent his early childhood in Chelmsford before moving to High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire where he attended High Wycombe Royal Grammar School from 1959 to 1965. He then started working in the cellars of a local wine shipper before gaining a place at E15 Acting School. After graduating in 1970 he migrated to Australia and soon after, he was involved with Sydney's Nimrod Theatre Company and according to an interview with ABC reporter Jane Cowan, actually helped build the premises with scrap timber. He was the Artistic Director of the Pro's and Con's Playhouse at Parramatta Jail for two years. He established the drama service on Kiribati National Radio. Film credits include: The Cars That Ate Paris, Newsfront, In Search of Anna, Kostas, Breaker Morant, Running on Empty, Man of Flowers, Quigley Down Under, Lonely Hearts, Strikebound,...