#557 Jack Douglas / Derek Waring – 26 April 1927

Jack Douglas

Jack Douglas, born John Roberton (26 April 1927 – 18 December 2008) was an English actor most famous for his roles in the Carry On films. He worked with Des O’Connor for several years and in the theatre, developing a nervous character “Alf Ippititimus”, notable for his “phwaay!” catchphrase and his apparent muscular tics.

Derek Waring

Derek Waring (born Derek Barton-Chapple; 26 April 1927 – 20 February 2007) was an English actor who is best remembered for playing Detective Inspector Goss in Z-Cars from 1969 to 1973. He was married to the actress Dame Dorothy Tutin.


Also born on this day:
Granny Hamner was an American shortstop and second baseman in Major League Baseball.
Cecil Null was an American songwriter.
Michel Kervaire was a French mathematician.
Paul Costello was a rugby union player.
Anne McLaren was a leading figure in developmental biology.
John Ralston is a former American football player, coach, and sports executive.
Harry Gallatin is a retired American professional basketball player and coach.
Robert Robinson is a retired American Baptist pastor and theologian.
Al Carapella is a former American Football defensive tackle.
Bob Zick is a former Major League Baseball player for the Chicago Cubs.

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