George Webb (actor)

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George Webb
File:Daddy (Keeping Up Appearances).jpg
George Webb as 'Daddy' in Keeping Up Appearances
Born George Augustus Webb
(1912-03-06)6 March 1912
Struster, England
Died 30 December 1998(1998-12-30) (aged 86)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1965–1998
Children Michael Webb

George Augustus Webb (6 March 1912[1][2] – 30 December 1998) was an English actor, best known for his role as "Daddy" in the sitcom Keeping Up Appearances.

The son of Henry Augustus Webb (1880-1926) and Gertrude (née Bolingbroke), he had two younger siblings, Denis Alfred Webb (1913-1918), who was killed by a military vehicle aged 5 while picking flowers for his mother; and Joan Webb (1915-1989) who committed suicide after years of ill health. From his father's earlier marriage George Webb was the half-brother of the actors Rita and Harry Webb.[2] George Webb died of natural causes on 30 December 1998 aged 86. He left a son, Michael Webb.[2]

Filmography

Year(s) Title Role Notes
1965 The Wednesday Play Jim Ritchie 1 episode
1966-70 The Troubleshooters Henri Vassiere / Police Inspector 2 episodes
1990–1995 Keeping Up Appearances Daddy 12 episodes
1995 Mr. Bean Headmaster (uncredited) 1 episode

References

  1. Profile, England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, ancestry.com; accessed 10 March 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Family of Henry Augustus Webb on 'Rita's Bleedin' Webbsite!'

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