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Peter Sallis, OBE (born 1 February 1921, died 2 June 2017) was an English actor and entertainer, well-known for his work on British television. Although he was born and brought up in London, his two most notable roles required him to adopt the accents and mannerisms of a Northerner.

Sallis was best known for his role as the main character Norman Clegg in the long-running British TV comedy Last of the Summer Wine, set in a Yorkshire town. He was the longest serving cast member, appearing in all 295 episodes, and by the end of the show's run was the only one surviving from the programme's first episode in 1973. He also appeared in all 13 of the episodes of the prequel series First of the Summer Wine as Norman Clegg's father. He was also famous for providing the voice of Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit films, again using a northern accent.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Peter Sallis, OBE (born 1 February 1921, died 2 June 2017) was an English actor and entertainer, well-known for his work on British television. Although he was born and brought up in London, his two most notable roles required him to adopt the accents and mannerisms of a Northerner.

Sallis was best known for his role as the main character Norman Clegg in the long-running British TV comedy Last of the Summer Wine, set in a Yorkshire town. He was the longest serving cast member, appearing in all 295 episodes, and by the end of the show's run was the only one surviving from the programme's first episode in 1973. He also appeared in all 13 of the episodes of the prequel series First of the Summer Wine as Norman Clegg's father. He was also famous for providing the voice of Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit films, again using a northern accent.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Sallis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 76

Birthday 1921-02-21

Day of Death 2017-06-02

Place of Birth Twickenham, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Peter John Sallis
  • Pete Sallis

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman as Himself
2010 Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention (6 episodes) as Wallace
2009 Wallace & Gromit - The Complete Collection as Wallace
2008 A Matter of Loaf and Death as Wallace (voice)
2007 Kingdom (1 episode)
2006 Colour Me Kubrick as Patient
2006 Displacements as himself
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit as Wallace / Hutch (voice)
2004 Belonging as Nathan
2002 Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions (10 episodes) as Wallace (voice) as Wallace
2001 The Incredible Adventures of Wallace & Gromit as Wallace
1996 A Close Shave as Wallace (voice)
1993 The Wrong Trousers as Wallace (voice)
1990 A Grand Day Out as Wallace (voice)
1990 Come Home Charlie and Face Them (3 episodes)
1989 Wallace and Gromit (4 episodes) as Wallace
1988 First of the Summer Wine (13 episodes)
1983 The Wind in the Willows (65 episodes)
1982 Witness for the Prosecution as Carter
1981 The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner as Shushin
1980 Lady Killers (1 episode)
1979 You're Not Watching Me, Mummy
1978 She Loves Me as Ladislav Sipos
1978 The Clifton House Mystery (3 episodes)
1978 Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? as St. Claire
1978 Leave It To Charlie (25 episodes)
1978 Full Circle as Jeffrey Branscombe
1977 Raffles (1 episode)
1976 Yanks Go Home (13 episodes)
1976 The Ghosts of Motley Hall (10 episodes)
1975 Rumpole of the Bailey (1 episode)
1975 Prometheus: The Life of Balzac (6 episodes)
1974 The Capone Investment as Wheatfield
1973 Frankenstein: The True Story as Priest
1973 Last of the Summer Wine (294 episodes) as Norman "Cleggy" Clegg
1973 Song at Twilight as Austin Melcroft
1972 Crown Court (1 episode)
1972 The Moonstone as Mr. Buff
1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1 episode)
1971 The Persuaders! (1 episode)
1971 Barlow (1 episode)
1971 The Road Builder as Reverend Rupert Palafox
1971 Budgie (1 episode)
1970 Play for Today (2 episodes)
1970 Menace (1 episode)
1970 Wuthering Heights as Mr. Shielders
1970 My Lover, My Son as Sir Sidney Brent
1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula as Samuel Paxton
1970 Catweazle (1 episode)
1970 Scream and Scream Again as Schweitz
1969 Paul Temple (1 episode)
1968 Inadmissible Evidence
1967 Charlie Bubbles as Solicitor
1967 Callan (1 episode)
1966 Mystery and Imagination (1 episode)
1966 Softly, Softly (1 episode)
1965 Rapture as Armand
1964 The Wednesday Play (1 episode)
1964 The Third Secret as Lawrence Jacks
1963 Doctor Who (6 episodes)
1963 The V.I.P.s as Doctor
1962 Heart to Heart as Frank Godsell
1962 Z-Cars (1 episode)
1961 The Curse of the Werewolf as Don Enrique
1961 Amelia (7 episodes)
1961 No Love for Johnnie as M.P.
1960 Inspector Maigret (1 episode)
1960 Danger Man (1 episode) as John Gordon
1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning as Man in Suit (uncredited)
1960 Doctor in Love
1959 International Detective (1 episode)
1959 The Scapegoat as Customs Official
1954 Child's Play as Bill - grocery merchant
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

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