George Layton

Last updated 09 January 2020

George Layton
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George Michael William Lowy

Born: Tuesday 2nd March 1943 (age: 80)


George Layton is an English actor, director, screenwriter and author. He was educated at Belle Vue Boys' Grammar School in Bradford and later studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts where he won the Emile Littler award. He went on to leading parts at Coventry and Nottingham and appeared on Broadway in Chips with Everything. He also appeared in an Australian production called Funny Peculiar.

He is best known for two television roles: that of Junior Dr Paul Collier in the comedy series Doctor in the House and its first two sequels Doctor at Large and Doctor in Charge, and that of Bombardier 'Solly' Solomons in the first two series of It Ain't Half Hot Mum.