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William Tarmey (I) (1941–2012)

William Tarmey was born on April 4, 1941 in Ardwick, Manchester, England as William Cleworth-Piddington. He was an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Coronation Street: Viva Las Vegas! (1997) and Coronation Street: Pantomime (2005). He was married to Alma Short. He died on November 9, 2012 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. See full bio »

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 1976-2010 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Jack Duckworth / Jack Rowe / Darts Player / ...
 1983 King Lear (TV Movie)
Bit part (uncredited)
 1978-1982 Strangers (TV Series)
Taxi Driver / Squad Detective / A Villain / ...
- Charlie's Brother's Birthday (1982) ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
- A Swift and Evil Rozzer (1982) ... Squad Detective
- Marriages, Deaths and Births (1979) ... A Villain
- Briscoe (1978) ... Alf (as Bill Tarmey)
- Duty Roster (1978) ... Stan
 1982 Union Castle (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... Trevor
 1981 Chintz (TV Series)
Railway Porter
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Railway Porter
 1980 The Glamour Girls (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Bouncer
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Thicker Than Water (1980) ... Slaughterer
 1979 The Danedyke Mystery (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Workman (as Billy Tarmey)
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
- Print Out (1979) ... Tony
 1976-1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Jury Foreman / Aide to Latcham
- The Change: Part 1 (1978) ... Jury Foreman
- Royalties: Part 1 (1976) ... Aide to Latcham (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Billy Tarmey | Bill Tarmey

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Former builder and shopkeeper. Entered show business as a part-time nightclub singer, before picking up work on television as an extra. See more »

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