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Colin Bean (1926–2009)

Colin Bean was born on April 15, 1926 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Dad's Army (1968), Dad's Army (1971) and Potty Time (1973). He died on June 20, 2009 in Wigan. See full bio »

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 1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Verger
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Verger
 1986 Jossy's Giants (TV Series)
 1981 Ladykillers (TV Series)
Clerk of Court
- A Smile Is Sometimes Worth a Million Dollars (1981) ... Clerk of Court
 1981 Cribb (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Invitation to a Dynamite Party (1981) ... Police Constable
 1976 Potter's Picture Palace (TV Series)
Vicar
- Gums (1976) ... Vicar
 1973 Potty Time (TV Series)
 1973 Casanova '73 (TV Series)
Coffee-stall proprietor
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Coffee-stall proprietor
 1973 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
The Leatherette Gloves
- Camping In (1973) ... The Leatherette Gloves
 1973 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Newsboy
- Elementary My Dear Watson (1973) ... Newsboy
 1971-1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
First Speaker / Police Constable
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... First Speaker
- Housekeeping (1971) ... Police Constable
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series)
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Centurion
- The Ides of March (1970) ... Centurion
 1969 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #2.7 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... Various Characters
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series)
Prisoner
- Dog Eat Dog (1969) ... Prisoner
 1969 The Gnomes of Dulwich (TV Series)
Gnome
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Gnome
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Gnome
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Parsons
- It Isn't Just the Money... (1966) ... Det. Sgt. Parsons
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Cowper
- Members Only (1963) ... Mr. Cowper
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British comedy actor, the son of a footballer for regional team Wigan Borough. He was best known for playing Private Sponge in 76 of the 80 episodes of TV's Dad's Army (1968). His first regular theatrical work was with the Southport Repertory Company in 1948, after finishing his military service. He completed his acting training with the Bradford Civic Theatre School. Colin made his TV debut in ... See more »

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