Heywood is a member of Red's gang who are long sentence serving convicts. He was portrayed by William Sadler. Character Biography . he is also a jet at everything he does because he can do everything. think of a better bloke. oh yah thats me. Retrieved from "https://shawshank.fandom.com/wiki/Heywood?oldid=5873" Categories: Characters Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.