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Selected Frank Thornton film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2012
Man getting off bus

2007
Gardener

2001
Gosford Park (2001)
Mr. Burkett

2001
Philip Hart

2000
Doctors (2000) (TV Show)
Gerard Mears

1999
Holby City (1999) (TV Show)
Douglas Archer

1996
All Rise for Julian Clary (TV Show)
Judge Geoffrey Parker-Knoll

1995
The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Movie)
Mr. Witherden

1992
Are You Being Served? Again! (1992) (TV Show)
Captain Stephen Peacock

1990
The Upper Hand (1990) (TV Show)
Reverend Hale

1989
The BFG (1989)
Mr. Tibbs

1989
Great Expectations (1989) (TV Show)
Mr. Trabb

1989
T-Bag and the Revenge of the T-Set (TV Show)
William Wagadaggar

1988
Mr. Majeika (1988) (TV Show)
Headmaster

1987
T-Bag Bounces Back (TV Show)
Count Boris

1987
Ronnie Corbett Show, The (TV Show)
Various Roles

1986
Casualty (1986) (TV Show)
Edward Gutheridge

1984
Jackanory Playhouse (TV Show)
King Balthazar

1982
Jane (1982) (TV Show)
Commander L

1981
Various

1980
The Taming of the Shrew (1980) (TV Movie)
Gremio

1980
The Gentle Touch (1980) (TV Show)
Leo

1979
Kelly Monteith (1979) (TV Show)
-

1977
Captain Peacock

1976
Spanish Fly (1976)
Dr. Johnson

1976
Whitlow

1976
The New Avengers (1976) (TV Show)
Roland

1976
The Molly Wopsies (TV Show)
Chief Constable

1975
Clarke

1975
Side by Side
Inspector Crumb

1975
Shades of Greene (TV Show)
Rev. Simon Milan

1975
The Boundary (TV Movie)
-

1974
Old Drac (1974)
Mr. King

1974
Fall of Eagles (1974) (TV Show)

1974
Holiday with Strings (TV Movie)
Travel Agent

1974
The Tommy Cooper Hour (TV Show)
-

1973
Estate Agent

1973
Glass Shop Manager

1973
Mr. Russell

1973
Man in Small Carriage

1973
Last of the Summer Wine (1973) (TV Show)
Truly, Herbert 'Truly' Truelove, Truly of the Yard

1973
Gordon Peters Show, The (TV Show)
Regular

1973
The Village Concert
-

1972
Mr Jones

1972
Our Miss Fred (1972)
British Colonel

1972
Are You Being Served? (1972) (TV Show)
Captain Stephen Peacock

1972
Crown Court (1972) (TV Show)
Professor McIver

1972
Love Thy Neighbour (1972) (TV Show)
Barman

1972
Sykes (1972) (TV Show)
Dr. Taplow

1972
Town Clerk

1972
Whodunnit? (TV Show)
Gerald Harvey

1972
Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Show)
-

1972
The Reg Varney Revue (TV Show)
-

1971
Master of Ceremonies

1971
And Mother Makes Three (1971) (TV Show)
Store Manager

1971
Some Matters of Little Consequence (TV Show)
-

1970
Hotel Manager

1970
Tom Stoddart

1970
Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Show)
Mr Parsons

1970
The Goodies (1970) (TV Show)
Master of Ceremonies, Waiter

1970
All the Way Up
Mr. Driver

1970
Bachelor Father (1970) (TV Show)
Vicar

1970
From a Bird's Eye View (1970) (TV Show)
Spinks

1970
The Other Reg Varney (TV Movie)
Various Characters

1970
She Follows Me About (TV Movie)
Meevor

1970
A Cuckoo in the Nest (TV Movie)
Claude Hickett MP

1969
Elevator victim

1969
The BBC

1969
Police Inspector

1969
Valuation Officer

1969
Cyril

1969
Mr. Digby Darling (TV Show)
Mr. Skidmore

1969
Thicker Than Water (TV Show)
Ted Rumbold

1968
Charles the Butler

1968
Factory manager

1968
The Champions (1968) (TV Show)
Clerk

1968
The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968) (TV Show)
Richards the Waiter

1968
The Sooty Show (TV Show)
-

1968
Registrar

1968
The World of Beachcomber (TV Show)
-

1968
The Undertaker

1968
Inside George Webley (TV Show)
Maitre d'

1967
Ride of the Valkyrie (Short Film)
-

1967
Danny the Dragon
Sergeant Bull

1967
City 68' (TV Show)
-

1966
Mr. Jones

1966
Lucy in London (TV Movie)
-

1966
Harry Worth (TV Show)
Inspector Wallace

1966
The Liars (TV Show)
Alvardo

1965
Drunken Doctor

1965
The Big Job (1965)
Bank Official

1965
Mogul (1965) (TV Show)
TV Interviewer

1965
Gonks Go Beat (1965)
Mr. A&R

1965
Radio Announcer

1965
The Man in Room 17 (1965) (TV Show)
Inspector Bascombe

1965
Six Shades of Black (TV Show)
Mr. Inchcape-Lewis

1964
Peperel

1964
The Comedy Man
Producer

1964
HMS Paradise (TV Show)
Commander Fairweather

1964
Scott On... (TV Show)
-

1964
Frankie Howerd (1964) (TV Show)
-

1963
The Dick Emery Show (1963) (TV Show)
-

1963
The Sentimental Agent (1963) (TV Show)
Tailor

1963
Manager

1963
Doomsday at Eleven
BBC announcer

1962
TV Director

1962
Photographer at Fowle Wedding

1962
Benny Hill (1962) (TV Show)
John Kenwood, Frindyke, Korsikoff

1962
Steptoe and Son (1962) (TV Show)
Travel Agency Clerk, The Frenchman, Butler

1962
Hugh and I (TV Show)
-

1962
Suspense (TV Show)
Det Insp Gwilliam

1962
The Odd Man (TV Show)
Second Under Secretary

1962
Tarnished Heroes
Trench Officer

1961
Victim (1961)
George - Henry's Assistant

1961
Hancock (TV Show)
1st Patient

1961
The Avengers (1961) (TV Show)
Sir William Bonner

1961
The Rag Trade (1961) (TV Show)
Mr. Davis

1961
Comedy Playhouse (1961) (TV Show)
Captain Stephen Peacock, Mr Walters, Jessop

1961
Police Sergeant

1960
Barman

1960
Coronation Street (1960) (TV Show)
Danny Roach

1960
Danger Man (1960) (TV Show)
Pepe, Police Captain

1960
Citizen James (TV Show)
Ministry Agent

1960
It's a Square World (1960) (TV Show)
Various Characters

1960
Our House (1960) (TV Show)
-

1960
The Dickie Henderson Show (1960) (TV Show)
-

1960
The Cheaters (1960) (TV Show)
-

1959
The Four Just Men (1959) (TV Show)
Gendarme, The Auctioneer, Hotel Manager

1959
The Men from Room 13 (TV Show)
The Second Warder

1958
William Tell (1958) (TV Show)
Heinburgher, Tax Collector

1958
British Scientist

1956
Armchair Theatre (1956) (TV Show)
Arthur - groom's father, Station Sergeant, Frank

1956
Mr. Markley

1956
-

1956
Call Back Yesterday (TV Movie)
Pianist

1955
Dixon of Dock Green (1955) (TV Show)
PC Cox

1955
ITV Play of the Week (1955) (TV Show)
Richard Acton Hicks, Brig. Gen. Lloyd, Gerald Thornton

1955
Police Photographer

1955
Stock Car
Doctor

1955
The Granville Melodramas (TV Show)
Geoffrey Ware

1954
Inspector Finch

1954
The Silent Witness (Short Film)
George

1951
The Passing Show (TV Show)
-

1950
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) (TV Show)
Sailor

-
The Villains (TV Show)
Fowler

Soundtrack Credits

1972
Are You Being Served? (1972) (TV Show)
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Posted by dave laverick
4
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This guy was and still is a great actor



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First Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Frank Thornton Ball
Other Names
Mr. Peacock
Age
92 (age at death)
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Date of Death
Cause of Death
Height
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Very British, craggy looking
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Ethnicity
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Occupation
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Claim to Fame
Last of the Summer Wine
Father
Mother
Rosina Mary (née Thornton)

Biography

Frank Thornton (born Frank Thornton Ball; 15 January 1921 – 16 March 2013) was an English actor. He was known for playing Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and its sequel Grace & Favour (Are You Being Served Again), and as Truly in Last of the Summer Wine.

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