Best remembered for his role of Henry Wilks in "Emmerdale Farm" from 1972 to 1991.
He used to work as a cadet clerk in the local police force.
Prior to landing a role on "Emmerdale Farm," he played George Greenwood on "Coronation Street" for three years.
He had two sons with wife Jacqueline.
He is an England native, just like Benjamin Stone.