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Wilfred Pickles (1904–1978)

Wilfred Pickles was born on October 13, 1904 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Billy Liar (1963), For the Love of Ada (1970) and The Family Way (1966). He was married to Mabel Myerscough. He died on March 27, 1978 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Billy Liar
Billy Liar Geoffrey Fisher
For the Love of Ada
For the Love of Ada Walter Bingley
The Family Way
The Family Way Uncle Fred
Yorky Yorky


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 1974 The Nearly Man (TV Movie)
Bernard King
 1970 Grady (TV Series)
Jack Ramsden
- Pieces on a Board (1970) ... Jack Ramsden
 1965-1970 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Mr. Finlay / Robert Finlay
- A Late Spring (1970) ... Mr. Finlay
- The Draper of Dumfries (1965) ... Robert Finlay
 1969 The Doctors (TV Series)
Mr. Mansell
- Episode #1.12 (1969) ... Mr. Mansell
- Episode #1.11 (1969) ... Mr. Mansell
 1969 World in Ferment (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1969)
 1969 The First Lady (TV Series)
Mat Crawley
- And They Call That Progress (1969) ... Mat Crawley
 1968 City '68 (TV Series)
Jontie Barrett
- The System: The House That Jigger Built (1968) ... Jontie Barrett
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series)
Harry Latham
- There's No Future in Monkey Business (1968) ... Harry Latham
 1968 A Man of our Times (TV Series)
Sam Osborne
- Uncle Richard Knows Him Better Than You (1968) ... Sam Osborne
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
- Reunion (1967) ... Sutcliffe
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Arthur Ripley
- Dead Certainty (1967) ... Arthur Ripley
 1967 Champion House (TV Series)
Old Edgely
- The Suggestion Box (1967) ... Old Edgely
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Will Faulkner
- Long Knives Cut Deep (1967) ... Will Faulkner
 1966 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
- The Golden Year (1966) ... Lindley
 1965 Cluff (TV Series)
Spencer Lawton
- The Chicken (1965) ... Spencer Lawton
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
William Johnson
- The Honest Man (1963) ... William Johnson
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Chayley Broadbent / Arthur Bruce
- Value for Money (1962) ... Chayley Broadbent
- Faraway Places (1961) ... Arthur Bruce
 1960-1961 Yorky (TV Series)
- The Actress (1961) ... Yorky
- Raggle Taggle (1961) ... Yorky
- How to Move a Mountain (1961) ... Yorky
- Old Boy (1961) ... Yorky
- The Student Teacher (1961) ... Yorky
 1960 Someone to Talk to (TV Movie)
George Bell
 1959 The Gay Dog (TV Movie)
Jim Gay
 1959 Serious Charge
Magistrate (uncredited)
 1959 The Way of an Angel (TV Short)
The Angel
 1957-1958 Caxton's Tales (TV Series)
Wilfred Caxton
- Match Abandoned (1958) ... Wilfred Caxton
- Hot Water (1958) ... Wilfred Caxton
- Buddy (1958) ... Wilfred Caxton
- The Red Knight (1958) ... Wilfred Caxton
- Holding the Baby (1957) ... Wilfred Caxton
 1952 The Gay Dog (TV Movie)
Jim Gay
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Other Works:

1946: "The Cure for Love" by Walter Greenwood. Prince's Theatre, Bradford, England. Cast list also included; June Whitfield, Ella Retford, Gerald Lawson and Harry Lomax.

Alternate Names:

Wilfrid Pickles


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Yorkshire-born actor and comedian, who began in amateur theatre. He joined the BBC in 1927, first acting on radio before becoming newsreader for the BBC Northern Region, and, in 1941, on the National Broadcast. Between 1942 and 1945, produced radio drama. In 1946, made his theatrical debut at the West End in London. Sporadically on screen from 1954 and best-known on TV as pensioner Walter Bingley... See more »

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