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William Roache


William Roache was born on April 25, 1932 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England as William Patrick Roache. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), His and Hers (1961) and Coronation Street: First Dry Run (1960). He was previously married to Sara Roache and Anna Cropper. See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street
Coronation Street Ken Barlow / Kenneth Barlow
(1960-2017)
His and Hers
His and Hers Reporter
(1961)
Coronation Street: First Dry Run
(1960)
Ken and Me
Ken and Me Himself
(2001)

Filmography

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 1999 Wetty Hainthropp Investigates (TV Short)
Ken Barlow (uncredited)
 1961 The Queen's Guards
Field Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Harry
- Marking Time (1961) ... Harry
 1961 His and Hers
Reporter
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Space Centre Operator (uncredited)
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
David
- Eve and the Serpent (1960) ... David
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Secretary to Cecil
- Till Time Shall End (1958) ... Secretary to Cecil
 1958 Behind the Mask (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (111 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in John Bowen's play, "The Disorderly Women," at the Stables Theatre Club in London, England with Maureen Lipman, Richard Howard, Carla Challenor, Robert Morris, Andre Van Gyseghem, Maureen Pryor, and John Fraser in the cast.

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Alternate Names:

William Roache M.B.E. | Bill Roache MBE | William Roache MBE | William Roach | Bill Roache

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm just Ken's caretaker. You could say I'm having two incarnations, two for the price of one. See more »

Trivia:

He was played by his son James Roache in The Road to Coronation Street (2010). See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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