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John Inman (1935–2007)


John Inman was born on June 28, 1935 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Frederick John Inman. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? (1972), Are You Being Served? (1977) and The Best of 'Are You Being Served?' (1992). He was married to Ron Lynch. He died on March 8, 2007 in Paddington, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Are You Being Served?
Are You Being Served? Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries / Mrs. Annie Humphries
(1972-1985)
Are You Being Served?
Are You Being Served? Mr. Humphries
(1977)
The Best of 'Are You Being Served?'
The Best of 'Are You Being Served?' Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries / Mrs. Annie Humphries
(1992)
Are You Being Served? Again!
Are You Being Served? Again! Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries
(1992-1993)

Filmography

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 2004 Doctors (TV Series)
Teddy
- Intolerance (2004) ... Teddy
 2004 Revolver (TV Series)
The Antiques Dealer
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... The Antiques Dealer
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... The Antiques Dealer
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... The Antiques Dealer
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... The Antiques Dealer
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... The Antiques Dealer
 2000 The Mumbo Jumbo
Father Chinwag
 2000 Full Mountie (TV Series)
Tailor
 1999 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Darth Sid
- The Phantom Millennium (1999) ... Darth Sid
 1995 Call up the Stars (TV Movie)
Frank Randle
 1970 Two in Clover (TV Series)
Bowler
- Episode #2.6 (1970) ... Bowler
 1968 Iolanthe (TV Movie)
Photographer
 1967 Titi-Pu (TV Movie)
The Gatekeeper
 1966 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Goodbye Dolly (1966)
 1965 A Slight Case of... (TV Series)
- The Enemy Within (1965)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Reached number 39 on the UK singles chart with his novelty single "Are You Being Served Sir?", also featuring Nicholas Smith, and written by Are You Being Served? (1972) creator Jeremy Lloyd. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mr. John Inman

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

In December 2004, he was forced to pull out of the London pantomime production of "Dick Whittington," after being diagnosed with hepatitis A. Thereafter his health declined further and he never worked again. See more »

Trademark:

His willingness to appear in drag or other outrageous clothing. See more »

Nickname:

Jazz

Star Sign:

Cancer

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