He is married to the actress Susan Skipper, whom he first met on the set of 'Raffles'. He later appeared with her in a production of Ivor Novello's 'The Dancing Years', and they were married in July, 1982.
Anthony Valentine was born on August 17, 1939, at Blackburn in Lancashire, England. His first professional appearance was at the age of ten, in a film entitled 'No Way Back'. At eleven, he was working regularly for BBC Television; one of his earliest roles was that of Harry Wharton in that most famous of children's serials 'Billy Bunter'. The same year he sang at Sadler's Wells in a season of Italian Opera. He has had a successful career to this day.moreless