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Bill Waddington (William Joseph Waddington) was born on 10 June, 1916 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK, is an Actor. Discover Bill Waddington's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Bill Waddington networth?

Popular As William Joseph Waddington
Occupation actor
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 10 June 1916
Birthday 10 June
Birthplace Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK
Date of death 9 September, 2000
Died Place Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, UK
Nationality UK

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Bill Waddington Height, Weight & Measurements

At 84 years old, Bill Waddington height is 5' 6" (1.68 m) .

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Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Who Is Bill Waddington's Wife?

His wife is Sheila Torr (1995 - 9 September 2000) ( his death), Irene Beaumont (1982 - ?) ( divorced), Lilian Waddington (1947 - 1980) ( her death) ( 2 children), Evelyn Gladys Case (June 1940 - 1947) ( divorced)

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Wife Sheila Torr (1995 - 9 September 2000) ( his death), Irene Beaumont (1982 - ?) ( divorced), Lilian Waddington (1947 - 1980) ( her death) ( 2 children), Evelyn Gladys Case (June 1940 - 1947) ( divorced)
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Bill Waddington Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Bill Waddington worth at the age of 84 years old? Bill Waddington’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from UK. We have estimated Bill Waddington's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2022 Under Review
Net Worth in 2021 Pending
Salary in 2021 Under Review
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Source of Income Actor

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In 1995, he released a cover of "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" along with the rest of the Coronation Street cast, the single reached No. 35 on the UK Singles Chart.


Bill played his best known role of cantankerous pensioner Percy Sugden on Coronation Street from August 1983 until quitting the serial in October 1997. In later life Bill became brother-in-law to the Chuckle Brothers when he married their sister Sheila.


He appeared as a magician in Victoria Wood's first play Talent for Granada Television in 1979.


In the 1970s he enjoyed a stage partnership with Sid James, only ended by James's death in 1976.


Father of actress Barbara Waddington, who - like her father, played several roles in Coronation Street (1960).


In 1955 Bill was chosen for the Royal Variety Performance, and when American stars such as Frankie Laine, Lena Horne, Billy Daniels and Dorothy Lamour toured Britain, he was the opening comedian in their shows. His agent was Lew Grade.


Waddington appeared in more than 800 variety and comedy programmes on radio, and made his mark on television, starring with Margaret Lockwood as early as 1946.


William Joseph "Bill" Waddington (10 June 1916 - 9 September 2000), was an English music hall performer and comedian who was born in Oldham, Lancashire. In later life he achieved stardom as the pompous ex serviceman Percy Sugden in Granada Television's long-running soap opera, Coronation Street.

Waddington was born at Oldham on 10 June 1916, the son of a builder. He played the ukulele and became a member of a group called the Blue Pencils, recruited to entertain forces during the Second World War. After the war "Waddy" became a comedian, often appearing on the same bill as Jill Summers, who would eventually play Phyllis Pearce, Percy Sugden's foil in Granada TV's Coronation Street.