Edward Evans

Last updated 09 January 2020

Edward Evans (1914-2001)
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Edward Evans

Born: Thursday 4th June 1914
Died: Thursday 20th December 2001 (age: 87)


Edward Evans was a British film and television actor.

During World War II, he served with the British Army in Italy and North Africa, reaching the rank of Captain.

Evans starred as Bob Grove in the popular 1950s soap opera The Grove Family, and played the role of Lionel Petty in Coronation Street during (1965-66). 

He played Ted Moss in the Doctor Who serial Image of the Fendahl.

In a long career he also appeared in Heart of the CountryThe BilShine on Harvey Moon, Suez 1956George & MildredZ CarsMr. BigOne-UpmanshipPoldarkOut of SeasonThe Gathering StormFather BrownBBC Play of the MonthCrown CourtWithin These WallsPlay for TodayWhodunnit?The Fenn Street GangComedy PlayhouseDixon of Dock GreenTill Death Us Do PartThe RegimentTales from the CryptFreewheelersSunday Bloody SundayOut of the UnknownThe Dick Emery ShowDoomwatch10 Rillington PlaceThe Main ChanceSteptoe and SonDad's ArmyConfessionOne More TimeTwo a PennyThirty-Minute TheatrePaul TempleArmchair TheatreSoftly SoftlyThe SaintTill Death Us Do PartThe Company of FiveThe Tyrant KingThe ExpertThe Revenue MenMan in a SuitcaseThe GamblersNo Hiding PlaceHancock'sThe Wednesday PlaySir Arthur Conan DoyleAdam Adamant Lives!The Troubleshooters,, CluffITV Play of the WeekPublic EyeBlind CornerGideon's WayMikeCatch HandThe VillainsCompactFirst NightThe VictoriansSuspenseThe Human JungleThe Plane MakersThe Birth of a Private ManReach for GloryThe River Flows EastGarry HallidayTwo and Two Make SixThe Winter's TaleBarbara in BlackBBC Sunday-Night PlayMaigretJacks and KnavesYou Can't WinAbout ReligionITV Television PlayhouseAlcoa Presents: One Step BeyondOn TrialDeadline MidnightThe Four Just MenThe Trials of Oscar WildeThe Men from Room 13The Vagrant HeartThe Bridal PathThe Naked LadySunday's ChildWilliam TellThe Man UpstairsDuty BoundThe Grove FamilyThe Jack Benny ProgramAssignment Foreign LegionPantomania, or Dick WhittingtonThe Angel Who Pawned Her HarpMan of the MomentIt's a Great DayEscape by NightValley of SongTurn the Key SoftlyGrand National NightDeadly NightshadeCosh BoyAppointment in LondonThe Yellow BalloonTime BombLittle Red MonkeyBBC Sunday-Night TheatreI Believe in YouThe Secret PeopleMr. Denning Drives NorthHindle WakesThe Case of Charles PeaceThe Small VoiceLondon Belongs to Me