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. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2010.

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