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Colin Bean (1926–2009)

Colin Bean was born on April 15, 1926 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Dad's Army (1971), The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969) and Masterpiece Classic (1971). He died on June 20, 2009 in Wigan. See full bio »

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Known For

Dad's Army Platoon
(1971)
Masterpiece Classic Lord Russell
(1971)
Dad's Army Private Sponge
(1968-1977)

Filmography

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 1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series)
Verger
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... Verger
 1986 Good as Gold (TV Movie)
Mayor
 1986 Jossy's Giants (TV Series)
Council Official
- The Siege of St. James' (1986) ... Council Official
 1981 Ladykillers (TV Series)
Clerk of Court
- A Smile Is Sometimes Worth a Million Dollars (1981) ... Clerk of Court
 1981 Cribb (TV Series)
Police Constable
- Invitation to a Dynamite Party (1981) ... Police Constable
 1968-1977 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Private Sponge
- Never Too Old (1977) ... Private Sponge
- Number Engaged (1977) ... Private Sponge
- The Miser's Hoard (1977) ... Private Sponge
- Knights of Madness (1977) ... Private Sponge
- Wake-Up Walmington (1977) ... Private Sponge
 1976 Potter's Picture Palace (TV Series)
Vicar
- Gums (1976) ... Vicar
 1973 Potty Time (TV Series)
 1973 Casanova '73 (TV Series)
Coffee-stall proprietor
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Coffee-stall proprietor
 1973 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
The Leatherette Gloves
- Camping In (1973) ... The Leatherette Gloves
 1972 Scott On... (TV Series)
- Language (1972)
 1972 His Lordship Entertains (TV Series)
- The Safari Park (1972)
 1971-1972 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
First Speaker / Police Constable
- Birds on Strike (1972) ... First Speaker
- Housekeeping (1971) ... Police Constable
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series)
 1971 Dad's Army
Platoon
 1971 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Lord Russell
- The First Churchills: Plot Counter-Plot (1971) ... Lord Russell
 1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series)
Centurion
- The Ides of March (1970) ... Centurion
 1969 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... Various Characters
 1969 The First Churchills (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Russell
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1969) ... Lord Russell
- Plot, Counter-Plot (1969) ... Lord Russell
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
Prisoner
- Dog Eat Dog (1969) ... Prisoner
 1969 The Gnomes of Dulwich (TV Series)
Gnome
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Gnome
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Gnome
 1966 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Parsons
- It Isn't Just the Money... (1966) ... Det. Sgt. Parsons
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Cowper
- Members Only (1963) ... Mr. Cowper
 1955 Red Riding Hood (TV Movie)
King Wolf
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Served in the British Army (1944-48) and was part of the British Occupation Force in Japan after the war. First performed in shows and for allied forces radio. See more »

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