Duggie Brown, Coronation Street Comedian & Actor, Passed away at 82

Duggie Brown was an English comedian and actor. He was the brother of actress and singer Lynne Perrie.

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British Actor and Comedian Duggie Brown dies at 82

The comedian and actor Duggie Brown, who performed in Coronation Street and Last of the Summer Wine, has died at the age of 82, his manager has confirmed. His manager, Lee Morgan, tweeted: “It is with a heavy heart I relay the news the highly gifted comedian and actor Duggie Brown passed away this morning with his wife Jackie by his side.

“What an honor it was to work with Duggie. A born entertainer who enjoyed his trade. RIP Duggie Brown. We love and salute you.” Martin Clunes, who played in Doc Martin, remembers Brown for being a “funny funny man”.

Duggie Brown Age, Family, Early Life

Duggie Brown was born on 7 August 1940(82 years old) in Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He holds British nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Leo.

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Duggie with his sister source: WHATSNEW2DAY

Actress and singer Lynne Perrie is Duggie Brown’s Sister. Thus, there are no details available on his family members.

Duggie Brown Wife, What about his Children?

Jackie was the wife of Duggie Brown.

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There is no known information regarding their children.

Duggie Brown Career, What was his profession?

Brown was a cabaret artist who also appeared on Granada Television’s popular series The Comedians. In 2012, The Comedians TV series commemorated 40 years with the publication of a DVD The Original Comedians LIVE – 40th Anniversary Show, taped live during a summer gig in 2011 hosted at the Blackpool Grand theatre. The DVD featured new performances from Brown, along with Stan Boardman, Roy Walker, and Mick Miller.

Brown performed his comedy on numerous other entertainment series, including The Good Old Days, where he made performances spanning 1971–1980. Brown has acted on stage in various productions. In 1999, he played “The Fool” in Shakespeare’s “King Lear” for the Northern Broadsides Theatre Company nationwide tour. In 2013, he took the part of Mr. Boo in Little Voice.

Since the early 1970s, Brown has had a successful playing career in television and cinema, one of his early appearances being in Ken Loach’s film Kes (1969), based on a novel by Barry Hines, in which he played a milkman, his sister Lynne Perrie also acted as the central character’s mother. He starred in Jack Rosenthal’s Another Sunday and Sweet F.A. (1972), which was part of Granada Television’s Sunday Night Theatre series. He also appeared in the film For the Love of Ada (also 1972), the big screen spin-off of the television series of the same name.

Colin Welland’s Factory

He worked alongside his sister (Perrie) again, in Colin Welland’s factory drama Leeds United (1974) in the BBC’s Play For Today series. Brown appeared in another Play For Today, The Price of Coal, again directed by Ken Loach and based on the book by Barry Hines. He later starred in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory film as a foreign reporter.

In 2002, Brown appeared in A is for Acid alongside Martin Clunes for ITV. In 2006, Brown starred as Mr. Cord in episode four of the first series of Hotel Babylon. Over the years, Brown has done one-off roles in numerous long-running television serials, including Crown Court, The Cuckoo Waltz, All Creatures Great and Small, The Bill, Minder, Last of the Summer Wine, and Peak Practice.

Brown was one of the original co-hosts of the game show 3-2-1, with Ted Rogers and Chris Emmett. From 1994 to 1996, he was a regular team leader on Barry Cryer’s news game show Cryer’s Crackers. Brown also starred in an episode of the police drama The Bill. He played a football referee in the episode “Police Powers” from series 6 episode 47 broadcast on 12 June 1990.

How much is Duggie Brown Net Worth?

British actor and comedian Duggie Brown estimated a net worth of at least $1 million at the time of his death.

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Which school and college did he go to?

Duggie Brown’s college and school information have yet to be disclosed.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Duggie Brown is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Duggie Brown’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and white
Eye colorGrey
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Duggie Brown’s should be knows

Zodiac signLeo
Relationship StatusMarried