Bill Owen

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Bill Owen

Born

3/14/1914, London ,England, UK

Died

7/12/1999

Birth Name

William John Owen Rowbotham

Gender

Male

Also Known As

William Owen
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This Britisher was born of humble, working class beginnins and became well - known for playing the same kind of blokes on both film and TV. Born William Rowbotham, he was the son of a tram driver and laundress. He knew early on that entertaining was the life…more

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    • Wrote songs for singers including British pop star, Cliff Richard.

      Father of actor Tom Owen

      Although a Londoner, his last wish was to be buried in Holmfirth,Yorkshire - filming location for the long-running sitcom, "ast Of The Summer Wine", in which he played Compo.

      A strong supporter of the Labour Party and socialism, he wrote a number of political plays and revues, including "Babes in the Wood" and "What's Left?"

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