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Rodney Bewes

Rodney Bewes

British actor
Rodney Bewes was a chubby-cheeked British comedy actor, famed in his own country as one half of TV's The Likely Lads (1964). During the second half of his career, with screen roles sharply diminishing in number, he was active mostly in the theatre, including notably a one-man adaptation of "Three Men in a Boat".Wikipedia
BornNovember 27, 1937
HometownBingley, United Kingdom
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseDaphne Black, Sylvia N. Tebbitt
ChildrenJoe Bewes, Daisy Bewes, Billy Bewes, Tom Bewes
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Brigit Forsyth, actress who played Rodney Bewes’s wife in Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads – obituary

  • Brigit Forsyth, who has died aged 83, made her name in the BBC sitcom Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973-74) playing Thelma Ferris, the long-suffering and strait-laced wife of Rodney Bewes’s Bob, craving a middle-class world of dinner parties, badminton and fondue evenings; to younger viewers she was Madge in Still Open All Hours (2013-19), keeping a beady eye as her sister Mavis (Maggie Ollerenshaw) is pursued with ever-increasing mayhem by David Jason’s shopkeeper Granville.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Likely Lads
The Likely Lads
1h 30min
1976
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
0h 30min
1973
The Likely Lads
The Likely Lads
0h 30min
1964
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