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Jack Howarth (I) (1896–1984)

Jack Howarth was born on February 19, 1896 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as John Aubrey Conway Howarth. He was an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Hobson's Choice (1954) and The Man in the White Suit (1951). He was married to Betty Murgatroyd. He died on March 31, 1984 in Llandudno, Wales. See full bio »


(age 88) in Llandudno, Wales, UK

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 1970 Spring and Port Wine
Bowler 2
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Uncle Fred
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
- The Conspirators (1960) ... Bootle
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
- Pay Day (1960) ... Harry
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Bertie Walsall
- Episode #1.354 (1960) ... Bertie Walsall
 1960 Yorky (TV Series)
Mr. Selby
- What's in a Name? (1960) ... Mr. Selby
 1959 The Men from Room 13 (TV Series)
The Publican
- The Man Who Made Keys: Part 1 (1959) ... The Publican
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Fowle
- The Younger Generation (1959) ... Mr. Fowle
 1958 Champion Road (TV Series)
Mr. Briggs
- Episode #1.1 (1958) ... Mr. Briggs
 1957 Professor Tim
 1957 Be Soon (TV Series)
 1957 The Mail Van Murder (Short)
Cleaner (uncredited)
 1957 Nathaniel Titlark (TV Series)
Croom, garage owner
- O Woodman, Spare That Tree (1957) ... Croom, garage owner
 1956 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Waiter at Vauxhall Gardens
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Waiter at Vauxhall Gardens
 1956 My Sister and I (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.5 (1956) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.4 (1956) ... Grandfather
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... Grandfather
- The Widowhood Method (1956) ... Grandfather
 1955 Postmark for Danger
Hotel Porter
 1953 Stand by to Shoot (TV Mini-Series)
Tug Wilson
- Falling Star (1953) ... Tug Wilson
 1950-1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Wall / Cast member 'The Island of Cipango' / Mr. Bullamy / ...
- Number Three (1953) ... Harry Wall
- Three Plays by Benn W. Levy (1952) ... Cast member 'The Island of Cipango'
- The Magistrate (1951) ... Mr. Bullamy
 1953 The Great Game
Bit part (uncredited)
 1952 The Pickwick Papers (TV Series)
Stout cricketer
- The Second Paper (1952) ... Stout cricketer
 1952 Scotland Yard Inspector
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 The Secret Garden (TV Series)
- The Door in the Wall (1952) ... Pedlar
 1952 Exercise Hush (TV Movie)
Ted, the postman
 1952 Francis and Juniper (TV Short)
 1951 A Legend in China (TV Movie)
On the plate: 2nd servant
 1951 The Man in the White Suit
Receptionist At Corland Mill
 1950 The Magnet
Auction Bidder (uncredited)
 1949 The Cure for Love
 1949 When We Are Married (TV Movie)
Alderman Joseph Helliwell
 1949 The Bear/The Carrier Pigeon (TV Short)
 1949 Under the Counter (TV Movie)
Mr. Burroughs
 1948 The Man from the Ministry (TV Movie)
 1946 Jeannie (TV Movie)
Porter (1947 version)
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Achieved success as Maggs the gardener in BBC Radio's long-running weekday serial "Mrs Dale's Diary" on the Light Programme, whom he played for 14 years. No recordings of any of these performances are known to have survived, however. See more »

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