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Bill Dean (I) (1921–2000)


Bill Dean was born on September 3, 1921 in Liverpool, England. He is known for Scum (1979), The Good Companions (1980) and Gumshoe (1971). He died on April 20, 2000 in Wirral, Merseyside, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Scum Duke
(1979)
(1981)
Gumshoe Tommy
(1971)
Night Watch Inspector Walker
(1973)

Filmography

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 1975-2013 The Wackers (TV Series)
Charlie
- Up the Reds (2013) ... Charlie
- Nearly Gone But Not Forgotten (1975) ... Charlie
- No Rest for the Wicked (1975) ... Charlie
- The Root of All Evil (1975) ... Charlie
- Everybody's Doing It (1975) ... Charlie
 1998 Brookside: Friday the 13th (Video)
Harold Cross
 1997 The Lily Savage Show (TV Series)
Voiceover announcer
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Voiceover announcer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Voiceover announcer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Voiceover announcer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Voiceover announcer (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Voiceover announcer (uncredited)
 1997 Bloomin' Marvellous (TV Series)
Ron
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Ron
 1996 Hillsborough (TV Movie)
Additional Cast
 1972-1996 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Mr. Hennessey / Uncle Jack
- Moving Out (1996) ... Mr. Hennessey
- Spare That Tree! (1996) ... Mr. Hennessey
- Mrs. Boswell Comes to Call (1996) ... Mr. Hennessey
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... Uncle Jack
- Birds on the Dole (1972) ... Uncle Jack
 1994 Priest
Altar boy
 1994 Three Seven Eleven (TV Series)
Albert Dawson
- Episode #2.10 (1994) ... Albert Dawson
- Episode #2.9 (1994) ... Albert Dawson
- Episode #2.7 (1994) ... Albert Dawson
- Episode #2.5 (1994) ... Albert Dawson
- Episode #2.3 (1994) ... Albert Dawson
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series)
Old Man
- Skallagrigg (1994) ... Old Man
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Harry Capshaw
- Endangered Species (1993) ... Harry Capshaw
 1991 Clarissa (TV Mini Series)
Priest
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Priest
 1991 Let Him Have It
Foreman of the Jury (as Bill Deam)
 1983-1989 Brookside (TV Series)
Harry Cross / Harold Cross
- Episode #1.716 (1989) ... Harry Cross
- Episode #1.714 (1989) ... Harry Cross
- Episode #1.713 (1989) ... Harry Cross
- Episode #1.711 (1989) ... Harry Cross
- Episode #1.710 (1989) ... Harry Cross
 1983 Lovers of the Lake (TV Movie)
Liverpool Man
 1983 Slayground
Compére
 1983 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Garage Attendant
- Flying Undertaker (1983) ... Garage Attendant
 1983 Partners in Crime (TV Mini Series)
Mr. Hove
- The Clergyman's Daughter (1983) ... Mr. Hove
 1983 The Gathering Seed (TV Series)
Billy Eccles
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Billy Eccles
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Billy Eccles
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Billy Eccles
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Billy Eccles
 1982 Nobody's Perfect (TV Series)
Mr. Barrington
- Bill Takes A Job (1982) ... Mr. Barrington
 1981 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Mr. Bentham
- Barriers (1981) ... Mr. Bentham
 1981 Maybury (TV Series)
Arthur
- Maisie (1981) ... Arthur
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Painter
- Going Gently (1981) ... Painter
 1971-1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Arthur Hardcastle / George / Billy
- A Turn for the Worse (1981) ... Arthur Hardcastle (voice)
- Speech Day (1973) ... George
- The Rank and File (1971) ... Billy (as Billy Dean)
 1981 When the Boat Comes In (TV Series)
Stobbs
- Back to Dear Old Blighty (1981) ... Stobbs
 1981 The Good Companions (TV Mini Series)
Ridvers
- A Wind in the Triangle (1981) ... Ridvers
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
1st Man in Village Hall (uncredited)
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
Police Sgt.
- All About Scoring, Innit? (1980) ... Police Sgt.
 1980 Sounding Brass (TV Series)
Albert Springfield
- H.G. and the Whit Marches (1980) ... Albert Springfield
 1980 God's Wonderful Railway (TV Series)
Ted Jarvis
- Fire on the Line - Part 3 (1980) ... Ted Jarvis
- Fire on the Line - Part 2 (1980) ... Ted Jarvis
- Fire on the Line - Part 1 (1980) ... Ted Jarvis
 1980 Rising Damp
Workman
 1979 Scum
Duke
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ted
- Night People (1978) ... Ted
 1978 Premiere (TV Series)
Sid
- Freedom of the Dig (1978) ... Sid
 1972-1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Cosgrave / Danny Marsden / Stanley Cave
- Exposure (1978) ... Mr. Cosgrave
- Old Lag (1972) ... Danny Marsden
- Canal (1972) ... Stanley Cave
 1978 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series)
Abraham Scarsdale / Boilerman
- Episode #1.450 (1978) ... Abraham Scarsdale
- Episode #1.449 (1978) ... Boilerman
 1978 Law & Order (TV Mini Series)
David Shepley
- A Detective's Tale (1978) ... David Shepley (as Billy Dean)
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini Series)
Alf
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1978) ... Alf
- The Sweetest Thing (1978) ... Alf
 1976-1977 Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (TV Series)
Jack
- On the Feast of Selwyn (1977) ... Jack
- Around the Houses (1977) ... Jack
- A Little Learning (1977) ... Jack
- Sling Along with Selwyn (1977) ... Jack
- Occupational Hazard (1977) ... Jack
 1976 Beasts (TV Mini Series)
Duggie Jebb
- What Big Eyes (1976) ... Duggie Jebb
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Leslie Stevens
- Fail Safe (1976) ... Leslie Stevens
 1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Alf Bowen
- Not with a Bang... (1976) ... Alf Bowen
 1976 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Sam Platte
- Reunion (1976) ... Sam Platte
 1976 Rocky O'Rourke (TV Series)
Simpson
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Simpson
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Simpson
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Simpson
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... Simpson
 1976 Red Letter Day (TV Series)
- Bag of Yeast (1976)
 1972-1975 Scene (TV Series)
Dixie / Father
- Break In (1975) ... Dixie
- Bank Holiday (1972) ... Father
 1975 The Wild West Show (TV Series)
Landlord
- The Magnificent Eight (1975) ... Landlord
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Mr. Campbell
- Nothing to Declare (1975) ... Mr. Campbell
 1974-1975 Rooms (TV Series)
Frank
- Jo and Anne: Compilation (1975) ... Frank
- Jo & Anne: Part Two (1974) ... Frank
- Jo & Anne (1974) ... Frank
 1975 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- In Sickness and in Health (1975) ... Mr. Jackson
 1975 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Mr. Greenhead
- A Man for Emily: The Fastest Gun (1975) ... Mr. Greenhead
 1974-1975 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Ted / Father
- Waiting at the Field Gate (1975) ... Ted
- Match of the Day (1974) ... Father
 1975 A Little Bit of Wisdom (TV Series)
Sir Bernard Fickle
- Episode #2.4 (1975) ... Sir Bernard Fickle
 1975 Slade in Flame
Club Owner (uncredited)
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Charlie Norton
- Thin Ice (1975) ... Charlie Norton
 1974 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Bernard Hobbs
- All That Glitters (1974) ... Bernard Hobbs
 1973 Night Watch
Inspector Walker
 1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Mr. Clegg
- The Dream (1973) ... Mr. Clegg
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Mr. William James
- A Regular Friend (1973) ... Mr. William James
 1973 Putting on the Agony (TV Movie)
Leo
 1973 Public Eye (TV Series)
Mr. Steadman
- It's a Woman's Privilege (1973) ... Mr. Steadman
 1972 Budgie (TV Series)
Dutchie Holland
- Dreaming of Thee (1972) ... Dutchie Holland
 1972 The Last of the Baskets (TV Series)
Rough man
- Nice Work If You Can Keep It (1972) ... Rough man
 1970-1972 A Family at War (TV Series)
Alan Mills / Labour Agent
- Under New Management (1972) ... Labour Agent
- The Other Side of the Hill (1970) ... Alan Mills
- The End of the Beginning (1970) ... Alan Mills
- The Summer Before the War (1970) ... Alan Mills
 1972 The Challengers (TV Series)
Ernest Dewhurst
- The Tomorrow Business (1972) ... Ernest Dewhurst
- History Does Not Pay the Rent ... Ernest Dewhurst
 1971 Gumshoe
Tommy (as Billy Dean)
 1971 Justice (TV Series)
Charlie Keen
- No Flowers, by Request (1971) ... Charlie Keen
 1971 Family Life
Mr. Baildon
 1970-1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Uncle Sid / Arthur Foster
- After a Lifetime (1971) ... Uncle Sid
- Roll on Four O'Clock (1970) ... Arthur Foster
 1970 The Lovers (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Date (1970) ... Waiter
 1970 The Dustbinmen (TV Series)
Motorist
- A Military Exercise (1970) ... Motorist
 1970 Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition
Liverpool Delegate
 1969 Kes
Fish and Chip Shop Man (as Billy Dean)
 1969 Nearest and Dearest (TV Series)
Coach Driver
- The Demon Drink (1969) ... Coach Driver
 1968-1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Landlord / John Coyne
- The Big Flame (1969) ... Landlord (as Billy Dean)
- The Golden Vision (1968) ... John Coyne
 1968 Her Majesty's Pleasure (TV Series)
Wart Wrigglesworth
- You're as Old as You Are (1968) ... Wart Wrigglesworth
 1968 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- Episode #1.810 (1968) ... Taxi Driver
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
British Soldier
- The Girl Who Never Was (1967) ... British Soldier
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