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Ken Jones (actor)

Ken Jones
Born (1930-02-20)20 February 1930
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 13 February 2014(2014-02-13) (aged 83)
Prescot, Merseyside, England, UK
Years active 1964–2014
Spouse(s) Sheila Fay (m. 1964–2013; her death)

Ken Jones (20 February 1930 – 13 February 2014) was an English actor.

Jones was born in Liverpool. After working as a signwriter and performing as an amateur, he trained at RADA and then joined Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He appeared in many films and television programmes and played a lead character in the British sitcom The Squirrels (1974–77), but may be best known for his role as 'Horrible' Ives in Porridge.[1] He also appeared in The Liver Birds as Uncle Dermot, and in Seconds Out as Dave Locket.

Personal life

Jones was married to the actress Sheila Fay, also a native of Liverpool, from 30 October 1964[2] until her death on 31 August 2013.[3] He died from bowel cancer on 13 February 2014, seven days before his 84th birthday, in a nursing home in Prescot, Merseyside.[1]

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ a b "Porridge actor Ken Jones, who played 'Horrible' Ives, dies". BBC News. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Liverpool Echo, 14 February 2014
  3. ^ "Wackers, The". TV Cream. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 

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