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Born in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK
Died in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK  (heart attack)
Birth NameArthur William Pentelow
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Arthur Pentelow was born on February 14, 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Arthur William Pentelow. He was an actor, known for The Man in Room 17 (1965), Emmerdale (1972) and The Avengers (1961). He died on August 6, 1991 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

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Pipe smoker

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British actor best remembered for playing Henry Wilks the Woolpack Publord in Emmerdale Farm.
His favorite hobby was 'twitching' (bird spotting).
First worked as a cadet clerk in the police force. Wartime service with the Royal Navy as a radar technician. After the war, learned acting with the Bradford Civic Playhouse Theatre School under the auspices of Esme Church. Acted in repertory theatre during the 1950's, including at the Bristol Old Vic and in Birmingham.

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