Jack Smethurst was an English television and film comic actor know all about Jack Smethurst Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Biography
Jack Smethurst Biography
|Real Name||Jack Smethurst|
|Date of Birth||9 April 1932|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||80 years|
|Place of Birth||16 February 2022|
|Spouse / Partner||Barbara Nicholls (m. 1957)|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Profession||English television and film comic actor|
|Last Update||February 2022|
Jack Smethurst was an English television and film comic actor.He was best known for his role as Eddie Booth in Love Thy Neighbour.
Jack Smethurst Family, Parents
Jack Smethurst was Born on 9 April 1932 in Collyhurst, Manchester, United Kingdom. Jack Smethurst made his film debut in 1958’s Carry On Sergeant.
Jack Smethurst Wife
Smethurst has been married to Barbara Nicholls since 1957. They have four children. His son Adam is also an actor, who is married to the Welsh-born actress Rakie Ayola.
Jack Smethurst Net Worth
Jack Smethurst has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022. Jack Smethurst was an English television and film comic actor made his film debut in 1958’s Carry On Sergeant.
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Income Source||English television and film comic actor|
|Annual Income / Salary||Under Review|
Jack Smethurst Career
Jack Smethurst made his film debut in 1958’s Carry On Sergeant.This was followed by parts in the films Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), A Kind of Loving (1962),Run with the Wind (1966), Night After Night After Night (1970), the big-screen version of Please Sir! (1971) and the ITV sitcom For the Love of Ada (1970–71) amongst others, before he landed the role for which he is best known – that of bigoted socialist and union leader, ‘brother’ Eddie Booth in Love Thy Neighbour.
The programme ran for eight series between 1972 and 1976.During this run he also appeared in the 1974 film version of the sitcom Man About the House.He reprised his role as Eddie Booth for the 1979 sequel Love Thy Neighbour in Australia.After Love Thy Neighbour ended, his film appearances have been few and far between, but include Chariots of Fire (1981), the John Goodman vehicle King Ralph (1991) (which re-united him with his Love Thy Neighbour co-star Rudolph Walker) and 1996’s La Passione.He made several appearances as Davenport in Britain’s longest-running television sitcom Last of the Summer Wine in 1997.
He has played four different characters in Coronation Street: a brewery drayman in 1961, and in January 1967 Percy Bridge, who tried to con Elsie Tanner. Between 1980 and 1983, he occasionally appeared as Johnny Webb, one of the men on Eddie Yeats’ bin round. In 2001, he returned for several months as Stan Wagstaff, a friend of Jimmy Kelly, who left his allotment to Jack Duckworth. Together with his brother Ernie, Stan let Jack in on Jimmy’s big secret — he used his allotment shed to brew poteen.
Smethurst also starred in Vince Powell’s seven-part BBC Radio 2 slice-of-life sitcom A Proper Charlie in 1984, as factory worker Charlie Garside. Madge Hindle played his wife with Jane Hazlegrove and Jason Littler as their daughter and son.A second series of eight episodes followed at the end of 1985.
He worked on stage in Australia when he appeared in the play Run for Your Wife during 1987 and 1988, and the production toured the country. Other members of the cast were David McCallum, Eric Sykes and Katy Manning. Smethurst in 1999 guest-starred in a production of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None.
Smethurst played the “Man in Phone Box” in S5/Ep08 (1995) of the British sitcom Keeping up Appearances.In this episode, Hyacinth Bucket tries to get Smethurst’s character to relinquish a public telephone booth, which leads her husband, Richard, to yell at her forcefully for the only time in the entire series.
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