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Bill Owen

Bill OwenAKA William John Owen Rowbotham

Born: 14-Mar-1914
Birthplace: Acton, Middlesex, England
Died: 12-Jul-1999
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Last of the Summer Wine

Military service: British Army (Ordinance Corps)

Wife: Edith Stevenson (m. 1946, div. 1964, two children)
Son: Tom Owen (actor, b. 8-Apr-1949)
Wife: Kathleen O'Donoghue (m. 1977, until his death)

    Member of the British Empire 1976

    TELEVISION
    Last of the Summer Wine William "Compo" Simmonite (1973-2000)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Handmaid's Tale (15-Feb-1990)
    Laughterhouse (1984)
    The Comeback (16-Jun-1978)
    In Celebration (17-Mar-1975)
    O Lucky Man! (20-Jun-1973)
    The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1-Oct-1966)
    Georgy Girl (Jun-1966) · Ted
    The Secret of Blood Island (Dec-1964)
    Carry On Cabby (1963)
    Carry On Regardless (4-Apr-1961)
    The Hellfire Club (Feb-1961)
    On the Fiddle (1961)
    The Shakedown (Jan-1960)
    Carry On Nurse (21-Jul-1959)
    Carve Her Name with Pride (8-Sep-1958) · N.C.O. Instructor
    Carry On Sergeant (Aug-1958)
    Davy (2-Jan-1958)
    The Ship That Died of Shame (19-Apr-1955)
    The Rainbow Jacket (May-1954)
    A Day to Remember (10-Nov-1953)
    The Square Ring (13-Jul-1953)
    The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (26-Jun-1952)
    Hotel Sahara (12-Oct-1951)
    Diamond City (20-Sep-1949)
    The Gay Lady (9-Aug-1949)
    Once a Jolly Swagman (2-Jan-1949) · Lag Gibbon
    The Weaker Sex (22-Sep-1948)
    My Brother's Keeper (9-Aug-1948) · Syd Evans
    Daybreak (18-May-1948)
    Easy Money (20-Jan-1948) · Lee
    Dancing with Crime (25-Jun-1947)
    When the Bough Breaks (1947)
    School for Secrets (7-Nov-1946)
    The Way to the Stars (16-Jun-1945) · "Nobby" Clarke


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