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Last of the Summer Wine Cast List

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Last of the Summer Wine cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Last 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 Last 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 Last of the Summer Wine focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Last of the Summer Wine that are on here as well.

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    Barbara Young

    Last of the Summer Wine, Pardon the Expression
    Barbara Young (born 9 February 1936, Brighouse, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English actress. She is known for her role as the future Emperor Nero's mother, Agrippina, in the landmark 1976 BBC...  more
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    Bill Owen

    Last of the Summer Wine, Brideshead Revisited
    William John Owen Rowbotham, (14 March 1914 – 12 July 1999), known professionally as Bill Owen, was an English actor and songwriter. He was the father of actor Tom Owen. He is best known for...  more
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    Brian Murphy

    Last of the Summer Wine, Butterflies
    Brian Trevor John Murphy (born 25 September 1932) is an English actor and comedian, best known as the henpecked husband George Roper in the popular sitcom Man About the House and its spin-off series...  more
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    Brian Wilde

    Last of the Summer Wine, Porridge
    Brian George Wilde (13 June 1927 – 20 March 2008) was an English actor, best known for his roles in television comedy, most notably Mr Barrowclough in Porridge and "Foggy" Dewhurst in Last of the...  more
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    Burt Kwouk

    Last of the Summer Wine, Banzai
    Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk, OBE (; Chinese: 郭弼; 18 July 1930 – 24 May 2016) was an English actor, known for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films. He made appearances in many television programmes,...  more
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    Dora Bryan

    Absolutely Fabulous, Last of the Summer Wine
    Dora May Broadbent, (7 February 1923 – 23 July 2014), known as Dora Bryan, was an English actress of stage, film and television....  more
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    Frank Thornton

    Are You Being Served?, Last of the Summer Wine
    Frank Thornton Ball (15 January 1921 – 16 March 2013) professionally known as Frank Thornton, was an English actor. He was known for playing Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and its sequel...  more
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    Gordon Wharmby

    Last of the Summer Wine
    Gordon Wharmby (6 November 1933 – 18 May 2002) was a British television actor. He was best known for the role of Wesley Pegden on Last of the Summer Wine. He was born in Manchester, Lancashire, in...  more
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    Jane Freeman

    Last of the Summer Wine
    Shirley Ann Pithers (12 June 1935 – 9 March 2017), better known as Jane Freeman, was an English-born Welsh actress who was best known for her work on British television, mostly for her role as Ivy in...  more
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    Jean Alexander

    Coronation Street, Last of the Summer Wine
    Jean Mavis Hodgkinson (11 October 1926 – 14 October 2016), known by the stage name Jean Alexander, was a British television actress. She was best known to television viewers for her long running role...  more
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    Jean Fergusson

    Last of the Summer Wine
    Jean Fergusson (born 30 December 1944 in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire) is a British television and theatre actress, who is best known for playing the part of Marina on the British situation...  more
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    Joe Gladwin

    Last of the Summer Wine, Nearest and Dearest
    Joseph Gladwin (22 January 1906 – 11 March 1987) was an English actor, best known for his roles as Fred Jackson in Coronation Street and Wally Batty in the world's longest-running sitcom, Last of the...  more
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    John Cleese

    Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers
    John Marwood Cleese (; born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and...  more
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    John Comer

    Last of the Summer Wine, I Didn't Know You Cared
    John Comer (1 March 1924 – 11 February 1984) was a British comic actor. He was best known for his roles in Coronation Street as Mr Birtles then as a Taxi Driver and later as Wilf Jones, in Emmerdale...  more
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    Josephine Tewson

    Keeping Up Appearances, Last of the Summer Wine
    Josephine Ann Tewson (born 26 February 1931) is a British stage and television character actress. She is best known for her roles in popular and long-running British television sitcoms, such as...  more
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    Juliette Kaplan

    Last of the Summer Wine
    Marlene Juliette Kaplan is a British actress, whose married name is Marlene Hoser. She is most famous for playing the role of battle-axe Pearl Sibshaw in the BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine, from...  more
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    Julie T. Wallace

    Last of the Summer Wine, Mr Wymi
    Julie Therese Wallace (born 28 May 1961) is an English actress....  more
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    June Whitfield

    Absolutely Fabulous, Last of the Summer Wine
    Dame June Rosemary Whitfield (11 November 1925 – 29 December 2018) was an English radio, television and film actress. Her big break was a lead in the BBC Light Programme radio comedy Take It from...  more
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    Kathy Staff

    Last of the Summer Wine, Open All Hours
    Kathy Staff (born Minnie Higginbottom; 12 July 1928 – 13 December 2008) was an English actress, well known for her work on British television. She is most famous for her portrayal of Nora Batty on...  more
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    Keith Clifford

    Last of the Summer Wine, Northern Lights
    Keith Clifford (born 20 June 1938 in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire) is a British actor best known for his role as Billy Hardcastle in Last of the Summer Wine between 1999 and 2006....  more
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    Ken Kitson

    Last of the Summer Wine, Danger UXB
    Kenneth Kitson (born 1946, Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is a British actor who has been active on British television since the early 1970s. He made his television debut in 1972 as a...  more
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    Louis Emerick

    Last of the Summer Wine
    Louis Emerick Grant is a British TV actor, born in the Toxteth area of Liverpool to a Liberian father and British mother. He is the youngest of ten children. He is best known for his portrayal of...  more
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    Michael Aldridge

    Last of the Summer Wine, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    Michael William ffolliott Aldridge (9 September 1920 – 10 January 1994) was an English actor. He was known for playing Seymour in the television series Last of the Summer Wine from 1986 to 1990 and...  more
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    Michael Bates

    Last of the Summer Wine, It Ain't Half Hot Mum
    Michael Hammond Bates (4 December 1920 – 11 January 1978) was an Anglo-Indian actor. He was best known for playing the chief prison guard who processes (and strip-searches) Alex (Malcolm McDowell) in...  more
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    Mike Grady

    Last of the Summer Wine, Citizen Smith
    Michael Grady (born 6 February 1946) is an English character actor. He is probably best known for his comedy roles in films and TV....  more