Arthur Lowe

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Birthday
22, 1915
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 1982 (66)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1915
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 1982 (66)

About

British actor who most notably played Captain George Mainwaring on the popular sitcom, Dad's Army, but was also Coronation Street.

Before Fame

He was active in the British theater scene in the years leading up to the outbreak of World War II. Later, he rose to on-screen fame through playing Leonard Swindley on the hit series, Coronation Street.

Trivia

He was a seven-time BAFTA Award nominee during his thirty-year acting career.

Family Life

He met his wife, Joan Cooper, in 1945, while they were both performing with the Manchester Repertory Theatre. He and Cooper married in 1948 and had a son, Stephen, who was born in 1953.

Associated With

He appeared alongside Vincent Price in the 1973 horror film, Theatre of Blood.

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