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John Noakes (I) (1934–2017)

John Noakes was born on March 6, 1934 in Shelf, Halifax, Yorkshire, England as John Wallace Bottomley. He was an actor, known for Redcap (1964), The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (1965) and Camera Three (1955). He was married to Victoria Fenez. He died on May 28, 2017 in Palma, Majorca, Spain. See full bio »


(age 83) in Palma, Majorca, Spain

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Redcap Sapper Evans
Camera Three Whitey Richardson
Chips with Everything 272 Richardson (Whitey)


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 1965 Mogul (TV Series)
- Tosh and Nora (1965) ... Sammy
 1965 The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (TV Series)
Anselme Popinot
- Give Us This Day (1965) ... Anselme Popinot
- Land Near the Madeleine (1965) ... Anselme Popinot
- Plans for Vengeance (1965) ... Anselme Popinot
- Chevalier of the Legion of Honour (1965) ... Anselme Popinot
 1964 Redcap (TV Series)
Sapper Evans
- Epitaph for a Sweat (1964) ... Sapper Evans
 1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Other Man (1964) ... Orderly
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
- Bargains at Special Prices (1964) ... Nixon
 1964 Camera Three (TV Series)
Whitey Richardson
- Chips with Everything (1964) ... Whitey Richardson
 1963 Chips with Everything (TV Movie)
272 Richardson (Whitey)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Arnold Wesker's play, "Chips with Everything," at the Royal Court Theatre in an an English Stage Company production with Gary Bond, Alan Dobie, Derek Fowlds, Terence Taplin, Frank Wylie, Howard Marion Crawford, Corin Redgrave, and Christopher Timothy in the cast. John Dexter was director.


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

"At this level, the plinth on which Nelson stands overhangs the column. I found myself literally hanging from the ladder with nothing at all beneath me." - narration on Blue Peter report when he climbed up Nelson's Column in 1977 without any safety harness, in order to help clean pigeon droppings off the statue of Nelson See more »


After his parents divorced when he was nine years old and his mother re-married, he became estranged from his father; at the age of 17 he changed his surname from Bottomley to Noakes, the surname of his new stepfather. He left home at age16 to join the RAF as a mechanic. Later he worked at Heathrow as an aircraft fitter for BOAC. See more »

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