James Beck

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James Beck
Born Stanley James Carroll Beck
21 February 1929(1929-02-21)
Islington, London, England [1]
Died 6 August 1973(1973-08-06) (aged 44)
Roehampton, Wandsworth, London, England [2]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–73
Spouse Kay Beck (?–1973) (his death)

Stanley James Carroll Beck (21 February 1929 – 6 August 1973) was an English actor. He is best remembered for his role as Private Joe Walker, the cockney spiv in the popular BBC sitcom Dad's Army.

Beck was born on 21 February 1929 in Islington, London, England. He was married to Kay Beck until his death in 1973. Beck died on 6 August 1973 from pancreatitis in Roehampton, Wandsworth, London, England, aged 44.

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  1. GRO Register of Births: MAR 1929 1b 407 ISLINGTON - Stanley J. C. Beck, mmn = Beck
  2. GRO Register of Deaths: SEP 1973 5E 1087 WANDSWORTH - Stanley James C. Beck, DoB = 21 Feb 1929

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