Person    | Male  Born 22/9/1915  Died 15/4/1982

Arthur Lowe

Categories: Humour, TV & Radio

Actor. Born Derbyshire. Played Captain Mainwaring in 'Dad's Army', 1968 - 1977. Collapsed in his Birmingham dressing room and died in a nearby hospital. In 2007 a statue was erected in Thetford, Norfolk, where Dad's Army's external scenes were shot.

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Arthur Lowe

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Arthur Lowe

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982, comedy actor, lived here, 1969 - 1982. The Dead Co...

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BBC Television Centre - Arthur Lowe

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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Tony Hancock

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Wendy Richard, MBE

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