Ken Jones

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Ken Jones
Born(1930-02-20)20 February 1930
Died13 February 2014(2014-02-13) (aged 83)
Prescot, Merseyside, England, UK
Years active1964–2014
Spouse(s)
Sheila Fay (m. 1964–2013)
(her death)

Ken Jones (20 February 1930 – 13 February 2014) was an English actor.

Jones was born in Liverpool, England on 20 February 1930. He appeared in many movies and television programmes and played a lead character in the British sitcom The Squirrels (1974-77), but may be best-known for his role as 'Horrible' Ives in Porridge.[1]

Jones was married to actress Sheila Fay, also a native of Liverpool, from 30 October 1964 until her death on 31 August 2013.[2] He died from bowel cancer on 14 February 2014, six days before his 84th birthday, in a nursing home in Prescot, Merseyside.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Porridge actor Ken Jones, who played 'Horrible' Ives, dies". BBC News. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  2. "Wackers, The". TV Cream. Retrieved 13 June 2010.

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