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Bill Waddington (1916–2000)

William Joseph "Bill" Waddington (10 June 1916 - 9 September 2000), was an English music hall performer and comedian who was born in Oldham, Lancashire. In later life he achieved stardom as the pompous ex serviceman Percy Sugden in Granada Television's long-running soap opera, Coronation Street. Waddington was born at Oldham on 10 June 1916, the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coronation Street
Coronation Street Percy Sugden / Eric Summers / George Turner
(1978-1997)
The Mating Season
The Mating Season Fred Woods
(1976)
A Family at War
A Family at War Ted Fiddler
(1970)
Dead Ernest
Dead Ernest Arthur
(1982)

Filmography

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 1978-1997 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Percy Sugden / George Turner / Eric Summers
 1983 Seaview (TV Series)
Ernest
- In a Good Cause (1983) ... Ernest
 1982 Dead Ernest (TV Series)
Arthur
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... Arthur
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Arthur
 1981 Dear Enemy (TV Series)
Walter
- A Breath of Fresh Air (1981) ... Walter
- The Enemy (1981) ... Walter
 1981 Second Chance (TV Series)
Joe Turner
- April II (1981) ... Joe Turner
 1980 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Policeman
- Madam President (1980) ... Policeman
 1980 The Spoils of War (TV Series)
Harry Dobey
- Liberation (1980) ... Harry Dobey
 1979 Screenplay (TV Series)
George
- Talent (1979) ... George
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Charles Dugdale
- Print Out (1979) ... Charles Dugdale
 1979 House of Caradus (TV Series)
Mr. Bailey
- Long Shadow (1979) ... Mr. Bailey
 1978 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Man with dog
- The Sixth Day (1978) ... Man with dog
 1978 Fallen Hero (TV Series)
Charlie Longworth
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Charlie Longworth
 1978 Selwyn (TV Series)
Stately Home Warden
- Take a Tip from Selwyn (1978) ... Stately Home Warden
 1978 Strangers (TV Series)
Post Office Manager
- Duty Roster (1978) ... Post Office Manager
 1976 The Mating Season (TV Movie)
Fred Woods
 1975 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Harry
- Where There's Muck (1975) ... Harry
 1970 A Family at War (TV Series)
Ted Fiddler
- The Forty-Eight Hour Pass (1970) ... Ted Fiddler
- I Can Be Happy, Can't I? (1970) ... Ted Fiddler
- The End of the Beginning (1970) ... Ted Fiddler
- If It's Got Your Number on It (1970) ... Ted Fiddler
 1968 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Landlord
- You Make Me Feel So Young (1968) ... Landlord
 1967 City '68 (TV Series)
Ian Lord
- The Appointment (1967) ... Ian Lord
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Tourist
- Out for a Duck (1965) ... Tourist
 1965 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Man at Wedding
- The Wedding (1965) ... Man at Wedding
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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Former stand-up comedian who turned to straight acting in the 1960s. See more »

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Gemini

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