TV Actors First of the Summer Wine Cast List

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First of the Summer Wine cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the First of the Summer Wine main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these First of the Summer Wine stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from First of the Summer Wine focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on First of the Summer Wine that are on here as well.

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Derek Benfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list First of the Summer Wine Cast List
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Derek Benfield was a British playwright and actor. He was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, and educated at Bingley Grammar School. He was the author of the stage farce Running Riot and the second actor to play Patricia Routledge's character's husband in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. He also appeared with Colin Baker as John Hallam in the Doctor Who audio play Catch-1782 produced by Big Finish Productions. Arguably Benfield's best known character portrayal was as transport company foreman Bill Riley in the UK television series The Brothers in the early 1970s. Before this, he starred as Frank Skinner in the 1970 cult sci-fi series broadcast on UK ITV, Timeslip. Some of his other ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, First of the Summer Wine, Rumpole of the Bailey, The Brothers, Timeslip, + more

Birthplace: Bradford, England

Nationality: England

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Joanne Heywood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list First of the Summer Wine Cast List
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Joanne Heywood is an English television actress, probably best known for her role as Jessica Lovelock in Grace & Favour, a spin-off series of Are You Being Served?. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Knightmare, First of the Summer Wine, Grace & Favour

Birthplace: York, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

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Linda Davidson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list First of the Summer Wine Cast List
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Linda Davidson is a Canadian-British former actress, writer and a media corporate. She played the wayward punk, Mary Smith in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. Mary was one of the serial's original characters and Davidson played her from March 1985 to May 1988. Away from EastEnders Davidson has appeared in various television programmes and on stage, however she stopped performing in the late 1990s. She went on to work in digital media for the BBC and Channel 4, then became a director of business strategy for Discovery Communications in the 2000s. By 2011, she had founded the "a.bridge collective", a network of broadcast and digital media industry experts. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: EastEnders, First of the Summer Wine

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Peter Sallis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list First of the Summer Wine Cast List
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Peter Sallis, OBE is a retired English actor and entertainer, well known for his work on British television. Although he was born and brought up in London, his two most notable roles require him to adopt the accents and mannerisms of a Northerner. He played Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine from its 1973 inception until its final episode in 2010 – the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes. Internationally, he is known for voicing Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit series of films, but has since handed the role to Ben Whitehead. Sallis has reportedly retired from acting and has not appeared or voiced on film or TV since 2012. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Last of the Summer Wine, The Wind in the Willows, First of the Summer Wine, The Ghosts of Motley Hall, Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention, + more

Birthplace: England, London

Nationality: England

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