Bill Tarmey GBE
4 April 1941
|Died||9 November 2012 (aged 71)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Spouse(s)||Alma Tarmey |
(m. 1962–2012; his death)
|Children||Carl (1966–2019) |
Sara (born 1970)
Bill Tarmey (born William Piddington GBE; 4 April 1941 – 9 November 2012) was an English actor, singer, author, and comedian, he was best known for playing the role of Jack Duckworth in the long-running ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, first playing the role in 1979, he played the role regularly from 1983 to 2010.
Tarmey was born on 4 April 1941 in Ardwick, Manchester, England. He was married to Alma Tarmey from 1962 until his death in 2012. They had a son and daughter. Tarmey died on the morning of 9 November 2012 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain from a heart attack, aged 71.
References[change | change source]
- "'Coronation Street' Jack Duckworth actor Bill Tarmey dies, aged 71". Digital Spy. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- Nigel Pivaro (28 July 2013). "Coronation Street: Bill Tarmey's son claims his dad's ghost visited him to help with fight against cancer - Mirror Online". mirror.