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Peter Adamson
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Actor
    (February 16, 1930-January 17, 2002)
    Born in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Portrayed Len Fairclough in the British soap opera 'Coronation Street' (1961-83)
    He dropped out of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art after only two months.
    He was suspended from 'Coronation Street' after showing up on the set too drunk to remember his lines (1969).
    He was charged with committing 'indecent assault' against two eight-year-old girls while giving them swimming lessons (1982).
    Years after the trial, he told a 'Sun' reporter, 'I am totally guilty of everything the police said.'
    He was fired from 'Coronation Street' for giving unauthorized interviews in which he criticized other cast members and the production staff.
    He went bankrupt due to legal expenses and difficulty in finding other roles (1991).
    He was devoted to his wife Jean, who suffered from crippling rheumatoid arthritis.
    He quit drinking with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous.
    He was found 'not guilty' on the indecent assault charges.
    He also told the Sun, 'There was no sexual intent.'
    He felt the producers of 'Coronation Street' had been disloyal, noting 'About ten of us built the Street brick by brick almost. We sweated tears of blood, working 18 hours a day.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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