Theatrical debut The Windmill Man playing a street boy Boscombe Theatre, Bournemouth
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[in 1984, speaking about Carry On Sergeant
(1958) and his salary on the Carry On films] We worked for bread money. Nobody would take them, I was in the first one, Carry On Sergeant
(1958), it was an idea of Peter Rogers
, who is quite a clever fella. He didn't write it, but he had the idea. So he hawked it around and nobody would take it. He eventually went to two gentlemen at Anglo Amalgamated, ...
Had a very unusual acting style, where he would often deliver his lines directly to the camera. This is obvious throughout many of the "Carry On..." films and was encouraged by director Gerald Thomas
. His acting style, laugh and spectacles became instantly recognizable trademarks.
Wire frame "National Health" glasses