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Don Estelle (1933–2003)

Don Estelle was born on May 22, 1933 in Manchester, England. He is known for his work on It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974), Santa Claus (1985) and A Private Function (1984). He was married to Elizabeth. He died on August 2, 2003 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. See full bio »

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 1985 Santa Claus
 1984 A Private Function
Barraclough a Butcher
 1976 Not Now, Comrade
Bobby Hargreaves
 1975 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Tex Cymbal: Golden Boy (1975) ... Various Roles
 1969-1970 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Gerald / the 2nd ARP Warden / the Man from Pickfords
- Uninvited Guests (1970) ... Gerald
- The Test (1970) ... Gerald
- Big Guns (1969) ... the Man from Pickfords
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Short Football Hooligan
- There's a Hole in Your Dustbin, Delilah (1968) ... Short Football Hooligan (uncredited)
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Played the head of the "Art Mafia" in an episode of the BBC Radio comedy, "Linda Smith's Brief History of Timewasting".

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Had a surprise number one hit record in the UK in 1975 with "Whispering Grass", a duet with his It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974) co-star Windsor Davies.

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