He acted in the play, "Cornish Mystery Cycle," at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter, England with Desmond Adams, Derek Fuke, Paul Jesson, Janette Legge, Maggie Wells, Geraldine Wright, Jane Howell (played Mrs. Noah), Chris Winnera, and John Dove in the cast. Kevin Robinson was director.
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on Coronation Street
(1960)] There is no time for rehearsals and there are such tight camera moves. The minute I walk into the Platts' house, I have to look totally natural. I think docusoaps have had an effect on what we do. They are totally natural and mean that actors have to not 'act' even less. It's like when someone asked Jack Lemmon
if it was easy to look that comfortable on screen and he...
He has three children: Lucy (born November 1975) and Ellen (born June 1978) with his first wife, and Louis (born June 1996) with his second wife Jacqueline Bucknell