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Paul Shane (I) (1940–2013)


Paul Shane was born on June 19, 1940 in Thrybergh, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England as George Frederick Speight. He is known for his work on Hi-de-Hi! (1980), Very Big Very Soon (1991) and You Rang, M'Lord? (1988). He was married to Dorothy Shortt. He died on May 16, 2013 in Rotherham. See full bio »

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Known For

Hi-de-Hi!
Hi-de-Hi! Ted Bovis
(1980-1988)
Very Big Very Soon
Very Big Very Soon Harry James
(1991)
You Rang, M'Lord?
You Rang, M'Lord? Alf Stokes
(1988-1993)
Coronation Street
Coronation Street Dave-the-Rave / Frank Roper
(1977-1979)

Filmography

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 2012 The Grey Mile (Video short)
Terry 'the Taxman'
 2008 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Diesel Bob
- In the Public Interest (2008) ... Diesel Bob
 2007 Children in Need (TV Series)
Concierge
- Episode #1.28 (2007) ... Concierge
 2004 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series)
Solomon Dingle
- Episode #1.3881 (2004) ... Solomon Dingle
- Episode #1.3880 (2004) ... Solomon Dingle
- Episode #1.3879 (2004) ... Solomon Dingle
- Episode #1.3878 (2004) ... Solomon Dingle
- Episode #1.3877 (2004) ... Solomon Dingle
 2004 Between Two Women
Mayor
 2000-2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Stan Ashleigh
- Read My Lips (2003) ... Stan Ashleigh
- The Love That Binds (2002) ... Stan Ashleigh
- Care (2001) ... Stan Ashleigh
- Starting Over (2001) ... Stan Ashleigh
- Ghosts (2001) ... Stan Ashleigh
 2002 Heartlands
Zippy
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Bill Joseph
- To Have and to Hold (2000) ... Bill Joseph
- Twist of Fate (2000) ... Bill Joseph
- Loose Ends (2000) ... Bill Joseph
- A Life in the Day (2000) ... Bill Joseph
 1999 Hilltop Hospital (TV Series)
The Teds
- Gracey Greyshell's Last Day ... The Teds (voice)
 1999 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
George Dallimore
- End Game (1999) ... George Dallimore
 1995-1997 Oh Doctor Beeching! (TV Series)
Jack Skinner
- Ton Up (1997) ... Jack Skinner
- A Pregnant Pause (1997) ... Jack Skinner
- Action Stations (1997) ... Jack Skinner
- A Bowl in the Hand (1997) ... Jack Skinner
- Love Is a Very Splendid Thing (1997) ... Jack Skinner
 1997 Common As Muck (TV Series)
Mike Roberts
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Mike Roberts
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Mike Roberts
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... Mike Roberts
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Mike Roberts
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Mike Roberts
 1996 La passione
Papa
 1996 Two Minutes (TV Movie)
Ernie
 1995 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Perry Champagne
- My Lucky Number's Nine (1995) ... Perry Champagne
 1994 Mother's Ruin (TV Series)
Ernie Potts
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Ernie Potts
 1993 Woof! (TV Series)
Honest Norman
- The Sure Thing (1993) ... Honest Norman
 1988-1993 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series)
Alf Stokes
- Well, There You Are Then...! (1993) ... Alf Stokes
- Fall of the House of Meldrum (1993) ... Alf Stokes
- The Truth Revealed (1993) ... Alf Stokes
- Come to the Ball (1993) ... Alf Stokes
- Requiem for a Parrot (1993) ... Alf Stokes
 1991 Very Big Very Soon (TV Series)
Harry James
- Thanks for the Memory (1991) ... Harry James
- Double Dealing (1991) ... Harry James
- The Taxman (1991) ... Harry James
- Ladies Night (1991) ... Harry James
 1989 Family Fortunes (TV Series)
Wishee Washee
- Celebrity Christmas Special (1989) ... Wishee Washee
 1988 Cue Gary (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1988)
 1988 Mr. H Is Late (TV Short)
Fat neighbour
 1980-1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Ted Bovis
- The Wind of Change (1988) ... Ted Bovis
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Ted Bovis
- Let Them Eat Cake (1988) ... Ted Bovis
- The Perils of Peggy (1988) ... Ted Bovis
- Marry Go Round (1988) ... Ted Bovis
 1986 Super Gran (TV Series)
Sid Scouse
- Supergran and the World's Worst Circus (1986) ... Sid Scouse
 1983 Knees-Up (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1983)
 1982 Muck and Brass (TV Mini-Series)
Dennis Catto
- Our Green and Pleasant Land (1982) ... Dennis Catto
 1980 Life for Christine (TV Movie)
Mr. Andrews
 1980 Sounding Brass (TV Series)
Gray
- H.G. and the Indian Job (1980) ... Gray
- H.G. and the Takeover Bid (1980) ... Gray
 1980 The Cuckoo Waltz (TV Series)
Max Egan
- Leather (1980) ... Max Egan
 1980 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
Mash-Can - Industrial Relations Consultant
- Episode #2.1 (1980) ... Mash-Can - Industrial Relations Consultant
 1975-1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Clerk / Georgie / Moffa / ...
- Buses (1980) ... Clerk
- Vampires (1979) ... Georgie
- Keep an Eye on Albert (1975) ... Moffa
- Sunset Across the Bay (1975) ... Removal Man
 1977-1979 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Dave-the-Rave / Frank Roper
- Episode #1.1903 (1979) ... Frank Roper
- Episode #1.1666 (1977) ... Dave-the-Rave
- Episode #1.1665 (1977) ... Dave-the-Rave
 1979 Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
Alf
 1977 Premiere (TV Mini-Series)
Bullivant
- Pit Strike (1977) ... Bullivant
 1976 Second City Firsts (TV Series)
Ricky Avon
- Summer Season (1976) ... Ricky Avon
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Garage clerk
- Showcase: Riding South (1976) ... Garage clerk
 1972 A Day Out (TV Movie)
Baldring
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Jimmy Perry and David Croft's play, "Hi-De-Hi," at the Victoria Palace in London, England with Simon Cadell, Ruth Madoc, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness, Barry Howard, Ben Warriss, Su Pollard, and Tim Swinton in the cast. Jimmy Perry, David Croft, and Tudor Davies were directors.

Alternate Names:

Banks & Shane

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There's an old saying in Yorkshire, you know: it's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.

Trivia:

Worked as a miner at Silverwood Colliery near Rotherham, and was an amateur singer and stand-up comic in his spare time. Following an accident at the colliery in which he was injured, he turned professional in 1974. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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