British actor who played the role of Bill the Candy Store Owner in the popular 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
He studied at the Latymer School in Edmonton, North London and played his first role as Smike in the 1947 film Nicholas Nickleby.
He dramatized E.F. Benson's 1932 novel Secret Lives for BBC Radio in three parts.
He was married to his wife, Gaynor from 1952 until his death in 2013.
Like him, Julie Cole starred in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.