Frank Thornton Ball (15 January 1921 – 16 March 2013), professionally known as Frank Thornton, was an English actor. He was best known for playing Captain Peacock in the TV sitcom Are You Being Served? and its sequel Grace & Favour ( Are You Being Served?
Mid November 1950 he was compare on television's The Centre Show , a variety show in which Hugh Lloyd made his debut. Frank married Beryl on the 5th January 1945 and had a daughter, Jane in 1946 and lived in West Wickham in Kent. Born January 15, 1921. Died March 16, 2013 (92)
Frank Thornton (* 15. Januar 1921 in London; † 16. März 2013  ebenda) war ein britischer Schauspieler . Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 1.1 Familie und Ausbildung 1.2 Anfänge der Theaterlaufbahn 1.3 Militärdienst 1.4 Theaterkarriere nach dem Krieg 1.5 Spätere Theaterkarriere 1.6 Film und Fernsehen 2 Privates 3 Filmografie (Auswahl) 4 Weblinks
18. März 2013 · Frank Thornton, who played Captain Peacock in BBC comedy Are You Being Served? has died at the age of 92. Thornton died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Barnes, London, on Saturday, his...
18. März 2013 · Frank Thornton, who has died at the age of 92, was a character actor who spent more than 20 years in bit parts until achieving national fame as the pompous Captain Peacock in the BBC sitcom Are...
Frank Thornton ( Frank Thornton Ball; 15 January 1921 – 16 March 2013) was an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and in its sequel Grace & Favour ( Are You Being Served Again ), and as Truly in Last of the Summer Wine . Thornton was born on 15 January 1921 in Dulwich, London, England.
18. März 2013 · The actor Frank Thornton, who has died aged 92, had a flair for comedy derived from the subtle craftsmanship of classical stage work.