Brian Wilde

AKA Prison Officer Henry Barrowclough

Brian Wilde was born on 13 June 1927 and was arguably more famous for his portrayal as Foggy in Last of the Summer Wine. It is a tribute to his acting talent that the characters of Foggy and Barrowclough were light years apart but both hilarious in very different ways.

Brian died on 18 March 2008

This site became embroiled in a scandal concerning Brian Wilde's date of birth. You can read about it here.

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