Bill Tarmey

Soap Opera Actor

Birthday April 4, 1941

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Nov 9, 2012 (71)

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Also known as Bill Tarmey, he is a soap opera veteran who played Jack Duckworth on Coronation Street from 1977 to 2010.

Before Fame

He worked in construction before earning his first acting role in 1976.


He won the 2011 British Soap Awards for Best Exit and Lifetime Achievement.

Family Life

He had two children, Carl and Sara, with wife of fifty years Alma Tarmey.

Associated With

He appeared in over 600 episodes of Coronation Street, which is also true for young actress Michelle Keegan .