How Did Duggie Brown Die? Coronation Street actor and comedian, Cause of death explained

CORONATION Duggie Brown, an 82-year-old street performer and comic, has passed away.

How Did Coronation Street actor and comedian Duggie Brown Die?

The comedian and actor from Rotherham portrayed Ted Spear in the ITV soap opera Last of the Summer Wine.

Duggie Brown, a comedian and actor who appeared in Last of the Summer Wine and Coronation Street, has passed away at the age of 82, according to his manager.

Duggie Brown cause of death

He is the brother of actor and singer Lynne Perrie, who portrayed Ivy Tilsley on Corrie for 23 years from 1971 to 1994. The beloved star was also well remembered for his work on The Comedians.

Sadly, Lynne passed away in 2006 at the age of 74 after a stroke.

The comedian Duggie is well known for his comic routines, which he has showcased on a number of entertainment programmes, including The Good Old Days. cause of death still unknown

Who was Duggie Brown?

After a lengthy career in comedy, the renowned actor transitioned into the character of Ted Spear in the ITV serial early this year.

Brown, who was born in Rotherham, initially rose to recognition in Ken Loach’s Kes, a 1969 movie adaptation of the Barry Hines novel, and went on to become one of the most well-known comics of his generation.

He also made notable appearances in The Comedians and The Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club, two ground-breaking comedic shows.

Duggie Brown career

Ivy Tilsley was also portrayed on the show between 1971 and 1994 by Duggie’s sister Lynne Perrie. At the age of 74, she passed away from a stroke in 2006.

His sister Lynne Perrie also acted in the film as the mother of the main character, milkman.

He participated in the Sunday Night Theatre series on Granada Television’s Another Sunday and Sweet F.A. (1972). Additionally, he made an appearance in the 1972 movie For the Love of Ada, which was an adaptation of the television show of the same name.

In the BBC’s Play For Today series, he once more collaborated with his sister (Perrie) on Colin Welland’s factory drama Leeds United (1974). Brown made an appearance in Ken Loach’s subsequent Play for Today, The Price of Coal, which was also based on a Barry Hines novel.

Then he played a foreign reporter in the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

In addition to presenting the short-lived Saturday morning children’s programme The Mersey Pirate, Brown also acted in the comedy series Take My Wife (1979) on Granada Television. In the well-known detective series The Enigma Files, he played the part of lab worker Phil Strong on a regular basis (1980).

He appeared in the 13 episodes of the comedic sitcom The Glamour Girls from 1980 to 1982.

 “House of Cards,” a highly regarded BBC Drama series, featured Brown in a supporting part (1990). He briefly joined the Brookside cast on Channel 4 in 1994 as Ray Piper.

He first appeared in Coronation Street in 1997 as George Freeman, and he returned in 2004, this time as Honor Blackman’s husband Bernie. He made appearances in the movies Between Two Women and the enduring ITV drama series Fat Friends that same year.

Brown and Martin Clunes starred in A is for Acid for ITV in 2002.

Brown made his Hotel Babylon debut in 2006 as Mr. Cord in episode four of the first season.

Brown has acted in a number of long-running television serials that have included one-off characters over the years, such as Crown Court, The Cuckoo Waltz, All Creatures Great and Small, The Bill, Minder, Last of the Summer Wine, and Peak Practice.

Along with Ted Rogers and Chris Emmett, Brown was one of the game show 3-2-1’s original co-hosts. He frequently served as team captain on Cryer’s Crackers, Barry Cryer’s news game show, from 1994 to 1996.

Additionally, Brown appeared in an episode of the The Bill, a police drama. In the episode “Police Powers” from series 6 episode 47, which aired on June 12, 1990, he portrayed a football referee.

Duggie Brown’s memorable characters

In addition to appearing as a lead on The Glamour Girls and House of Cards, he has performed in a number of theatre shows.

His minor role in Corrie served as the catalyst for a major plot line for Faye and Emma, who agreed to keep his death a secret in order to avoid going to jail.

Ted, played by Duggie on Coronation Street, was killed by Faye Windass’ vehicle as he was returning from a New Year’s Eve party.

In numerous long-running television serials over the years, such as Crown Court, The Cuckoo Waltz, All Creatures Great and Small, The Bill, Minder, Last of the Summer Wine, and Peak Practice, Duggie has appeared in one-off parts.

Along with Ted Rogers and Chris Emmett, the actor served as one of the game show’s original hosts for 3-2-1.

He frequently served as team captain on Cryer’s Crackers, Barry Cryer’s news game show, from 1994 to 1996.

Peace be with you.

Stage works of Duggie Brown

Brown was a cabaret performer who also made an appearance on The Comedians, a popular show on Granada Television.

The Original Comedians LIVE – 40th Anniversary Show, a DVD that was recorded live during a summer 2011 performance at the Blackpool Grand theatre, was released in 2012 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Comedians TV series. Along with Brown, Mick Miller, Roy Walker, and Stan Boardman, the DVD included brand-new performances.

In addition to other entertainment programmes, Brown also performed his comedy on The Good Old Days from 1971 to 1980.

Brown has performed in a number of theatre shows. He appeared in Shakespeare’s “King Lear” as “The Fool” for the Northern Broadsides Theatre Company’s national tour in 1999. He played Mr. Boo in Little Voice in 2013.

Tribute to Duggie Brown

How Did Duggie Brown Die? Coronation Street actor and comedian, Cause of death explained
How Did Duggie Brown Die? Coronation Street actor and comedian, Cause of death explained

It is with a heavy heart I share the news the very talented Comedian & Actor Duggie Brown passed away this morning with his wife Jackie by his side. What an honour it was to work with Duggie. A born entertainer who loved his profession. RIP Duggie Brown. We love & salute you.

 manager Lee Morgan

Among those paying tribute today is Tommy Cannon, one half of the legendary team Cannon and Ball.

“Really sad to learn about Duggie Brown’s loss,” he said.

What a funny, funny man, thinking of all your friends and family, rest in peace, pal.

Sharp-eyed fans were astounded by Duggie’s return to the cobbles in January; many of them immediately recognised him from his part on the 1970s television programme The Comedians.

Really sad to hear about the passing of Duggie Brown, Rest in peace pal, what a funny funny man- thinking of all your friends and family

Tommy Cannon

On a driving lesson, Faye Windass knocked him down in his opening scene.

On Twitter, one viewer wrote: “That was nothing.

“Back in the day, I watched Duggie Brown die on The Comedians a hundred times!”

But he had already made three appearances on Corrie before being cast as Ted.

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@GOWROFFICIAL Duggie Brown passed away this morning aged 82. A gentle, witty and talented man and a good friend, he will be sadly missed and forever in our thoughts. #RIPDuggieBrown

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