Tommy Cannon

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Thomas Derbyshire (born 27 June 1938), known professionally as Tommy Cannon, is an English comedian and singer. He is best known as the straight man of comedy duo Cannon and Ball, along with Bobby Ball, in The Cannon and Ball Show. Cannon was chairman of Rochdale Football Club until 1988.

He was born in Oldham, Lancashire.

Cannon was cast in ITV soap opera Emmerdale as pensioner Derek in 2019.[1]

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  1. Phillipson, Daisy (3 September 2019). "Emmerdale announces two new characters arriving this month". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 September 2019.