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Geoffrey Hughes
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    (February 2, 1944-July 27, 2012)
    Born in Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
    Portrayed Eddie Yeats on Coronation Street (1974-83,1987), Onslow on Keeping Up Appearances (1990-95), Twiggy on 'The Royle Family' (1998-2000,2006,2008) and Vernon Scripps on 'Heartbeats (2001-05,2007)
    Appeared in the films 'The Bofors Gun' (1968), 'Yellow Submarine' (voice only, 1968), 'Carry On At Your Convenience' (1971), 'Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall' (1974) and 'Confessions of a Driving Instructor' (1976)
    Before going into acting, he was a used car salesman.
    He was typecast as lovable rogues.
    He would distract his 'Keeping Up Appearances' costar Judy Cornwall by pinching her bottom just before the cameras began filming.
    He said, 'You don't get to be seventeen and a half stone [245 pounds] by worrying about what you eat and drink.'
    'Coronation Street' star William Roache praised his 'great comic timing.'
    He avoided the show biz lifestyle, preferring to live on a farm where he raised sheep and ran a craft center with his wife.
    He was appointed Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight (2009).

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