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Kenneth Waller

Last updated 09 January 2020

Kenneth Waller (1927-2000)
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Kenneth Waller

Born: Saturday 5th November 1927
Died: Friday 28th January 2000 (age: 72)


Kenneth Waller was an English actor.

He played Hedges in the Doctor Who story The Invisible Enemy.

Born in HuddersfieldWest Riding of Yorkshire, his first role was in the 1959 production Room at the Top, but it was not until 1981 when he played the part of "Old" Mr. Grace in Are You Being Served? that he found real fame. He played the elder of the Grace brothers, after the departure of "Young" Mr. Grace (Harold Bennett). Waller was actually 28 years younger than Bennett.

He went on to play the part of Grandad in Carla Lane's comedy Bread, the part he is most remembered for. He made a brief appearance in Coronation Street as Curly Watts' father in 1988.

His last role was a voiceover for the animated film Romuald the Reindeer.

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