Famous for his role as General Leopold von Flockenstuffen on the British situation comedy 'Allo 'Allo!, as well as for his portrayal of Reg Holdsworth on the daytime drama Coronation Street, Morley also appeared in episodes of Benidorm, Sooty, and Red Dwarf.
Before beginning his acting career, he trained to be an auto mechanic and then worked as a primary school and substitute teacher.
He competed on several reality shows, including Celebrity Masterchef, Celebrity Big Brother, and Celebrity Fit Club.
He grew up in Lancashire, England, as the son of Frank and Phyllis Morley. He and his wife, Sue, welcomed their son, Ken, in 1990.
He and Martin Freeman were both series regulars on the short-lived ITV sitcom Hardware.