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Henley, Drewe

Drewe Henley

Drewe Henley (né Gordon Drewe Henley) was born in 1941 in Malvern, Worcester, England, UK.  Henley, for many, is mostly known for his theatre work in the UK and the US.

Henley retired from acting after 1977 due to a medical condition known at the time as manic depression.
For years after his retirement, and up until his death, Henley ran a Bed & Breakfast with his wife Lyn called 
Granary Cottage on Idestone Farm in Loddiswell, Kingsbridge, Devon. (UK)

Henley was first married to actress Jacqueline Pearce (1963 - 1967), then to actress Felicity Kendal (1968 - 1979) they had a portrait in profile taken of them in 1968 by famed photographer Morley Lewis, he photographed many of British star couples at the time.  Henley and Kendal had one son, Charley (born in January of 1973).  And, lastly married to actress Lyn (Linda Lee) Henley (1983 - September 2015) until her death.

Henley died on February 14, 2016.

Star Wars~1977-  Garven 'Dave' Dreis (Red Leader)
Seven-Per-Cent Solution, The~1976 - (see Actor Connections - Film)
Frenzy~1972 - uncredited Forensics technician
Quest for Love~1971 - Man
Puppet on a Chain~1970 - Jimmy Duclos (see Actor Connections - Film)

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth~1970 - Khaku
Hell Boats~1970 - Sub.-Lt. Johnson, R.N.
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter~1968 - Clive Wingate
The 25th Hour (Vingt-cinquième heure, La)~1967 - Capt. Brunner
Man for All Seasons, A~1966 - (uncredited)
Alphabet Murders, The~1965 - (uncredited)
Operation Crossbow~1965 - (uncredited)
In Separation~1965 (short)
Nothing But the Best~1964 - Denis
633 Squadron~1964 - Thor

Heavens Above!~1963 - uncredited Doris' Boy Friend (see Actor Connections - Film)
The Rocking Horse~1962 (short)

Film Director
The Rocking Horse~1962 (co-director)

Space: 1999~1977 - Joe Ehrlich in The Bringers of Wonder: Parts 1 & 2 (see Actor Connections - TV)
Destination Moonbase Alpha~1976 Joe Ehrlich (see Actor Connections - TV)
Hogg's Back~1975 - Weight-lifter in 1.11
The Protectors~1974 - Clarke in The Tiger and the Goat
Arthur of the Britons~1973 - Herrick in The Games
Special Branch~1973 - in Death by Drowning
The Regiment~1972 - Pte. Harris in Gentlemen in Khaki Ordered South
Doctors, The~1969-1971 - Dr. David Owen (6 episodes)
Foreign Exchange~1970 - uncredited Barker
UFO~1970 - Capt. Steve Maddox (left) in Conflict
My Partner the Ghost (Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased))~1970 - Tony in A Sentimental Journey
Z Cars~1968-1969 -
     Sgt. Walker in Hit and Run: Part 2
     Steve Ritchie in Person to Person: Parts 1 & 2
The Wednesday Play~1968 - Klaus in The Parachute
Gone and Never Called Me Again~1968 -
Felicity Kendall with first husband Drewe Henley.
Detective~1968 - Edward Meyer in The German Song
First Lady, The~1968 - Peter Barraclough in Cleverclogs
Man in a Suitcase~1968 - Bernard in Three Blinks of the Eyes
Avengers, The~1967 - Groom in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station
Wuthering Heights~1967 - Edgar Linton in:
     The Abduction
     The First Revenge
     An End to Childhood
Half Hour Story~1967 - Robin in Gone, and Never Called Me Mother
ITV Play of the Week~1964 - Bas in A Questio of Happiness #3: Watch Me I'm a Bird
It's Dark Outside~1964 - Joseph in One Man's Right
Suspense~1963 - Fred in The Man on the Bicycle

TV Commercials

Measure for Measure~1977 - Barnadine (St Georges Theatre, London, UK)
Merry Wives of Windsor~1977 - Pistol (St Georges Theatre, London, UK)
Rosencrantz and Gildenstern are Dead~1970 - First Player (Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, England, UK)
Hail Scrawdyke!~1966 - John "Wyck" Blagden (Booth Theatre, New York, NY)
Present Laughter~1965 - Fred (Cockney manservant) (Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK)
A Scent of Flowers~1964 - Sid (Duke of York's Theatre, London, UK)

Henley's line in A New Hope, 'Cut the chatter, Red Two' is listed at the lexicon (gamer speak) as an  admonition to stop chatting and get back to the game

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