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Alan Rothwell

Actor
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Born Feb 9, 1937
Age 79
Hometown Oldham

Alan Rothwell is a British actor and television presenter. He was born on 9 February 1937 in Oldham, Lancashire. He first came to fame in 1960, playing the character David Barlow in the then new ITV soap opera Coronation Street. He remained in this role in 1968, and the character was killed off two years later. He also featured as a regular character in all 26 episodes of the 1961-1962 British spy series Top Secret in the role of "Mike".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1937 Birth Born on February 9, 1937.

TWENTIES

1960 23 Years Old He first came to fame in 1960, playing the character David Barlow in the then new ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
1961 24 Years Old He also featured as a regular character in all 26 episodes of the 1961-1962 British spy series Top Secret in the role of "Mike".

THIRTIES

1968 31 Years Old He remained in this role in 1968, and the character was killed off two years later.
1969 32 Years Old Rothwell then became known as a presenter to a generation of children, appearing on the children's television programmes Picture Box from 1969 to 1990 and Hickory House from 1973 to 1978.

FORTIES

1985 48 Years Old He returned to soap operas in 1985, this time as the heroin addict Nicholas Black in Brookside.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 65 Years Old In 2002 he appeared in the television drama film Shipman. … Read More
2004 67 Years Old In 2004, Rothwell guest-starred in the Doctor Who audio adventure The Twilight Kingdom.
2015 78 Years Old In 2015 he appeared as a villager in the BBC TV series The Musketeers episode 2.5 "The Return".
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