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Richard Beckinsale
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Born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire
Born on 7th of July 1947
Died in Sunningdale, Berkshire
Died on 19th of March 1979

Born 1947. Died 1979 Actor.

Studied at RADA before turning professional in 1968. Made television debut in Coronation Street in 1969. Best known for his role as Lennie Godber in the sitcom Porridge. Died of a heart attack in his sleep.

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