Jack Smethurst
Name: Jack Smethurst
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 9, 1932
Age: 90
Birth Place:  Collyhurst, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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Jack Smethurst

Jack Smethurst was born on April 9, 1932 in  Collyhurst, Manchester, England, United Kingdom (90 years old). Jack Smethurst is an Actor, zodiac sign: Taurus. Nationality: United Kingdom. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

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# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Adam Smethurst Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Barbara Nicholls Spouse N/A N/A N/A


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He has played four different characters in Coronation Street: a brewery drayman in 1961, and in January 1967 Percy Bridge, who tried to con Elsie Tanner. Between 1980 and 1983, he occasionally appeared as Johnny Webb, one of the men on Eddie Yeats' bin round. In 2001, he returned for several months as Stan Wagstaff, a friend of Jimmy Kelly, who left his allotment to Jack Duckworth. Together with his brother Ernie, Stan let Jack in on Jimmy's big secret — he used his allotment shed to brew poteen.


Jack Smethurst made his film debut in 1958's Carry On Sergeant. This was followed by parts in the films Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), A Kind of Loving (1962), Run with the Wind (1966), Night After Night After Night (1970), the big-screen version of Please Sir! (1971) and the ITV sitcom For the Love of Ada (1970–71) amongst others, before he landed the role for which he is best known – that of bigoted socialist and union leader, 'brother' Eddie Booth in Love Thy Neighbour. The programme ran for eight series between 1972 and 1976. During this run he also appeared in the 1974 film version of the sitcom Man About the House. He reprised his role as Eddie Booth for the 1979 sequel Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.


Smethurst also starred in Vince Powell’s seven-part BBC Radio 2 slice-of-life sitcom A Proper Charlie in 1984, as factory worker Charlie Garside. Madge Hindle played his wife with Jane Hazlegrove and Jason Littler as their daughter and son. A second series of eight episodes followed at the end of 1985.


He made several appearances as Davenport in Britain's longest-running television sitcom Last of the Summer Wine in 1997.


He worked on stage in Australia when he appeared in the play Run for Your Wife during 1987 and 1988, and the production toured the country. Other members of the cast were David McCallum, Eric Sykes and Katy Manning. Smethurst in 1999 guest-starred in a production of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None.

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