Edward Evans (actor)

Albert Edward Walker Evans (4 June 1914 20 December 2001) was an English film and television actor.[1]

Edward Evans
Albert Edward Walker Evans

(1914-06-04)4 June 1914
Died20 December 2001(2001-12-20) (aged 87)
Pauline Sherrey
(m. 1939; her death 1980)
Children2 daughters

During the Second World War, he served with the British Army in North Africa and Italy, attaining the rank of Captain.[2]

Evans starred as Bob Grove in the popular 1950s soap opera The Grove Family and played the role of Lionel Petty in Coronation Street during 1965–66.[3]

He also appeared in various episodes of Dixon of Dock Green, The Saint, Doctor Who, Z-Cars and Dad's Army.[2][4]

Selected filmography


  1. "Edward Evans". British Film Institute. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  2. Purser, Philip (12 January 2002). "Obituary: Edward Evans". The Guardian.
  3. "Edward Evans". The Independent. 4 January 2002.
  4. "Edward Evans". www.aveleyman.com.

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