Colin Bean

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Colin Bean
Born(1926-04-15)15 April 1926
Died20 June 2009(2009-06-20) (aged 83)
Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
NationalityEnglish
CitizenshipBritish
OccupationActor
Years active1963–1988

Colin Bean (15 April 1926 – 20 June 2009) was an English actor. He was best known for his role as Private Sponge in the BBC comedy series Dad's Army. He appeared in 45 episodes between 1968 and 1977. He also had roles in Are You Being Served?, Hi-de-Hi! and Z Cars.

Bean was born in Wigan, Lancashire (now Greater Manchester). He died on 20 June 2009, aged 83.[1]

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  1. "Colin Bean: Actor best known for playing Private Sponge in 'Dad's Army'". 29 June 2009. Retrieved 3 September 2016.

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