Warren Clarke has died aged 67

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 12 November 2014
Warren Clarke

Warren Clarke

Warren Clarke - who starred as DS Andy Dalziel in 'Dalziel and Pascoe' - has passed away aged 67, his agent has confirmed

Warren Clarke has died aged 67.

The British actor best known for his portrayal of Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel in long running BBC One drama 'Dalziel and Pascoe' has passed away, his agent has confirmed to BBC News.

He starred alongside Colin Buchanan as Detective Inspector Peter Pascoe in the series for eleven years between the years 1996 and 2007.

The late actor also played the role of Dim in Stanley Kubrick's controversial 1971 film 'A Clockwork Orange' alongside 'Halloween' star Malcolm McDowell and 70s sitcom 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum' actor Michael Bates.

He later appeared alongside McDowell again in 1972 film 'O Lucky Man!' and in the 1985 TV movie 'Gulag'.

Clarke was born in Oldham, Lancashire and made his first television appearance in ITV soap 'Coronation Street' as Kenny Pickup in 1966 and later as Gary Bailey in 1968.

More recent roles include his portrayal of Brian Addis - a father who moved his family from the bustle of London to a Devon farm - in the BBC series 'Down to Earth'.

In his personal life Warren is said to have been a keen golfer and a lifelong supporter of Manchester City Football Club.

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