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Alun Lewis

Alun Lewis

British actor
Alun Lewis
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Intro British actor
Is Actor Television actor
From United Kingdom
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 1949, Wandsworth, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, United Kingdom
Age: 71 years
Family
Siblings: Hywel Bennett
Spouse: Annette Ekblom
Children: Amelia Tamal Warner
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Biography

Alun Lewis (born Alun Lewis Bennett in 1949) is a British actor, best known for his roles in ITV's Emmerdale as postmaster Vic Windsor, and Darryl Stubbs in BBC1 sitcom Birds of a Feather from 1989 to 1994.

Together with Emmerdale co-stars Steve Halliwell and Billy Hartman, he was a member of UK 1990s country rock trio The Woolpackers who had a UK hit single "Hillbilly Rock Hillbilly Roll" in November 1996.

Personal life

He was born in London, the son of Welsh parents Sarah Gwen (née Lewis) and Gorden Bennett. He appeared with the National Youth Theatre in Zigger Zagger at the Strand Theatre in the West End in March 1968. After training as an actor at RADA, in 1979 he appeared in the humorous film Le Pétomane.

He is the brother of the late actor Hywel Bennett, who has played many roles in British film and television. His daughter, by his former wife Annette Ekblom, is actress Amelia Warner.

Lewis is an accomplished rock & roll blues guitar player.

Television

  • Beryl's Lot (1977)
  • Rising Damp (1978)
  • Noah's Castle (1979)
  • The Professionals as CI5 agent McCabe in episode The Acorn Syndrome 1979
  • Minder as Jim in episode "Whose Wife is it Anyway?" (1980)
  • Ennal's Point (1982)
  • Boon (1987)
  • The Bill (1989)
  • Birds of a Feather (1989–1994)
  • Rumpole of the Bailey (1991)
  • Emmerdale (1993–1998)
  • Lexx (2001)
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http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=u%2By/5pZiHPoehMv7ueUK/A&scan=1
http://www.filmreference.com/film/65/Hywel-Bennett.html
https://www.rada.ac.uk/profiles?aos=acting&yr=1970
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