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George Cole
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Born in Tooting, London
Born on 22nd of April 1925
Died on 5th of August 2015
British hero of the week August 6th 2015

Born 1925 - English actor.

Discovered as a teenager by Alistair Sim. Became well known on radio with A Life of Bliss. Films include The Belles of St Trinianís (1954), three St Trinian sequels and Too Many Crooks (1959). Television roles include Arthur Daley in Minder (1979-94) and Henry Root in Root into Europe (1992). Awarded OBE in 1992.

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