Billy Dean

Last updated 09 January 2020

William Dean

Born: Saturday 3rd September 1921
Died: Thursday 20th April 2000 (age: 78)


Actor from Liverpool with a long list of credits, most famous for playing Harry Cross in the TV soap opera Brookside

Works include Family Life (1971), Priest (1994) and Kes (1969).

Variously earned a living as a tram driver, pipe fitter, insurance agent, ship's steward, docker and local government officer. First performed as a stand-up comedian.