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Joe Gladwin Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Joseph Gladwin
Place Of Birth
Ordsall, UK
117 years old
Birth Date
January 22 1906

Joe Gladwin Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Lily Anne Wynne
Joseph Gladwin, Elizabeth Gladwin

About Joe Gladwin 

Joseph Gladwin was an English actor.

Joseph Gladwin (Joe Gladwin) was best remembered for his appearances as Fred Jackson in 'Coronation Street'. His other noted appearances were Stan Hardman in 'Nearest And Dearest'.

While his role as Wally Batty in 'Last Of The Summer Wine' was indeed the world's longest-running sitcom. He was a renowned TV actor.

Joe Gladwin Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Joe Gladwin’s net worth?

Joe Gladwin had a net worth of $1 million.

How much did Joe Gladwin earn per year?

Joe Gladwin earned by being a famous British actor. Gladwin rose to fame for his role in 'Coronation Street'. His exact annual earnings are not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Joe Gladwin?

The height of Joe Gladwin was around 5 ft 2 in (157 cm).

How old was Joe Gladwin?

Joe Gladwin was born on January 22, 1906, and died on March 11, 1987. He was 81 years of age. His zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Childhood And Education

The son of Joseph and Elizabeth Gladwin, Joe Gladwin was born at 44 Tatton St. in the Ordsall neighborhood of Salford, Lancashire. He was born on January 22, 1906. His father was a coal merchant. Joe Gladwin was baptized at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Ordsall on January 28, 1906. Joe Gladwin completed his schooling at the parish school.

Joe Gladwin before beginning acting professionally, performed with The Decoys. As a young boy, he was in the concert party located in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester, during World War II. This concert party (ENSA) entertained troops in hospitals and other locations. Gladwin worked as a driver for a firm that delivered medications to pharmacies during World War II.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Joe Gladwin’s partner?

On December 30, 1933, Joe Gladwin married Lily Anne Wynne at Mount Carmel Church. There is no information regarding their children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joe Gladwin worked for Dave Morris as a feed for twelve years, commencing in 1950. From the ’60s until the ’80s, he featured as a TV actor. He performed significant roles in 'Z-Cars', 'Dixon Of Dock Green', and 'The Artful Dodger'. Between 1961-1966, he played Fred Jackson, the owner of the local fish and chip restaurant on Coronation St. Gladwin starred in 'Nearest And Dearest' from 1968-1973 as Bert Hardman, a long-term team member at the fictional Pledge's Pickle business in Colne, Lancashire, with Hylda Baker and Jimmy Jewel. He also appeared in 'Last Of The Summer Wine' from 1975-1986. Before his death, he had finished work on the show's ninth season and the 1986 Christmas special.

'Three Hats For Lisa' (1966), 'Charlie Bubbles' (1967), 'Work Is A Four-Letter Word' (1968), 'The Reckoning' (1969), the film adaptation of 'Nearest And Dearest' (1972), 'Escape From The Dark' (1976), and 'Yanks' (1979) were some of the films in which this actor played major roles in.

Charity Work

Joe Gladwin was made a Papal Knight (of the Order of St. Gregory the Great) in recognition of his charitable activities in England.

Joe Gladwin’s Hobbies And Interests

Joe Gladwin was the Catholic Stage Guild's northern representative in England.

Other Interesting Joe Gladwin Facts And Trivia

  • Joe Gladwin died in Manchester on March 11, 1987, at the age of 81. Joe Gladwin was laid to rest in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Wardley, Greater Manchester, right off the A6 road.
  • Joe Gladwin's sun sign was Aquarius.

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