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Colin Welland

Colin Welland (born 4 July 1934) is a British actor and screenwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his script for Chariots of Fire (1981).

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    One thing’s certain. With a name like Abrahams, he won’t be in the chapel choir, now will he?
    Colin Welland (b. 1934)

    Rev. J.D. Liddell: The Kingdom of God is not a democracy. The Lord never seeks re- election. There’s no discussion. No deliberation. No referenda as to which road to take. There’s one right, one wrong. One absolute ruler.
    Sandy: A dictator, you mean.
    Rev. J.D. Liddell: Aye, but a benign, loving dictator.
    —Colin Welland (b. 1934)