English stage and film actor ‘Simon Ward’ has passed away on July 20, 2012, he was seventy years old. Cause of death was a lengthly illness. He had been known for The Zulu Dawn and The Three Musketeers.
He gained much recognition as his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the epic Young Winston and as veterinarian James Herriot in the film adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small.
Ward’s eldest daughter is actress Sophie Ward.