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Keith Marsh

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Keith Marsh
Died28 January 2013 (2013-01-29) (aged 87)
OccupationTelevision and film actor
Years active1956–2005

Keith Marsh (1926 – 28 January 2013) was an English actor who appeared in numerous television productions over a 50-year period. Born in Blackpool, Lancashire, he is perhaps best known for playing Jacko in the Thames Television sitcom Love Thy Neighbour (1972–76), who had the much-quoted catchphrase "I'll have 'alf!"


Other TV appearances include Coronation Street, in which he appeared as a foreman (1961), George Chippendale (1966), James Dawson (1972), George Marsden (1980), Harry Ashton (1988) and Uncle Mervin (1999).[1] He also appeared in George and the Dragon, Edna, the Inebriate Woman, Last of the Summer Wine and The Bill, and played Conway in the film Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966). Other film work of note included Quatermass and the Pit (1967), Arthur? Arthur! (1969), Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), Scrooge (1970), the film version of Love Thy Neighbour (1973) ‘’Special Branch’’ (1974,series4,ep12), and The Human Factor (1979). In 1985 Marsh appeared in The Beiderbecke Affair as "Harry" (the man with the dog called Jason).


Marsh died in January 2013, aged 86 of prolonged health conditions.[2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
1960 The Gentle Trap Pete The Barman
1961-1999 Coronation Street Various Roles
1965 Othello Senator
1966 Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. Conway
The Family Way Fish and Chip Van Proprietor Uncredited
1966-1968 George and the Dragon Ralph
1967 Quatermass and the Pit Johnson
1969 All Neat in Black Stockings Wedding Guest Uncredited
Arthur? Arthur! Lillywhite
1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula Father
Scrooge Well Wisher
1972-1976 Love Thy Neighbour Jacko
1973 Love Thy Neighbour Jacko
1979 The Human Factor Porter
1980-1990 All Creatures Great and Small George Hindley/Mr. Howell
1983 My Cousin Rachel Rev. Pascoe Miniseries
Jane Eyre Dr. Lloyd Miniseries
1986 Lovejoy Auctioneer Episode: The Firefly Cage
Casualty Arthur Episode: Survival
1991-1997 The Bill Mr. Allen/Len Blackmore 2 episodes
1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Bishop Episode: The Curse of the Jackal
1997 Last of the Summer Wine Sweep Episode: A Clean Sweep
Dalziel and Pascoe Edgar Masson Episode: Deadheads
2005 Doctors Terrance Fisher Episode: No Place Like Home


  1. ^ Keith Marsh at Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  2. ^ Keith Marsh at Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  3. ^ Keith Marsh at Retrieved 8 February 2013.
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