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Is Stan Stennett still alive?

Is Stan Stennett still alive?

Deceased (1925–2013)
Stan Stennett/Living or Deceased

When did Stan Stennett die?

November 26, 2013
Stan Stennett/Date of death

Who did Stan Stennett play in Crossroads?

Sid Hooper
An appearance on Crossroads in 1971 as Harry Silver, a GI on the run in the village, led to a recurring role on the series in the 1980s as the garage mechanic Sid Hooper. The character caught on and stayed in the show for much longer than planned thanks to Stennett’s sympathetic portrayal.

Where was Stan Stennett born?

Pencoed, United Kingdom
Stan Stennett/Place of birth

How old was Stan Stennett when he died?

For years Stan Stennett’s company ran the Roses theatre, Tewkesbury, where his friend, Eric Morecambe, died in 1984. Photograph: ITV/Rex With his doleful face, good-natured smile and ever- gleaming teeth, the stalwart entertainer Stan Stennett, who has died aged 88, was a favourite in pantomimes and seaside shows around the UK for decades.

Who was Stan Stennett married to in Crossroads?

Sid (Stan Stennett) marries Ivy (Stella Moray) in Crossroads (ITV/REX FEATURES) For seven years in the late 1950s and early Sixties Stennett was the lead comedian with The Black and White Minstrel Show, one of the most popular television light entertainment shows of its day, often accompanying himself on guitar.

Why did Stan Stennett leave the minstrel show?

Stennett’s period with The Black and White Minstrel Show did not endear him to the younger and more politically correct generation of TV comedy producers who later took charge. Stennett argued that when the clever satirists took over, audiences tended to stay away.

What kind of music did Stan Stennett play?

Stennett played trumpet and guitar. In his 80s he was still performing onstage. His autobiography, Fully Booked, was published in 2010. Stennett was initiated into the exclusive fraternity, the Grand Order of Water Rats in 1959 and was a Fellow of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. He was awarded an MBE in the 1979 honours list.