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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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Known For

Dad's Army
Dad's Army Private Sponge
(1968-1977)
Dad's Army
Dad's Army Platoon
(1971)
Potty Time
Potty Time Actor
(1973)
Red Riding Hood
Red Riding Hood King Wolf
(1955)

Filmography

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 1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Verger
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Verger
 1986 Jossy's Giants (TV Series)
 1981 Lady Killers (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
 1972 Scott On... (TV Series)
- Language (1972)
 1972 His Lordship Entertains (TV Series)
- The Safari Park (1972)
 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)
 1971 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Lord Russell
- The First Churchills: Plot Counter-Plot (1971) ... Lord Russell
 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 Mini-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
 1955 Red Riding Hood (TV Movie)
King Wolf
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Worked as a stage manager and actor in repertory companies. See more »

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