Rodney Bewes

Born Nov 27, 1937

Rodney Bewes is an English television actor and writer who is best known for playing Bob Ferris in the BBC television sitcom The Likely Lads (1964–66) and its colour sequel Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–74), and in the various radio series based on them (1967–68 and 1975), and in the big screen film The Likely Lads (1976).… Read More

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1937 Birth Born on November 27, 1937.


1982 44 Years Old During 1982, he served as spokesman for the now defunct trade organisation the British Onion Marketing Board, appearing in a number of print advertisements during the year.


1993 55 Years Old In 1993, Bewes became known for his skills on the Rodeo circuit in Norfolk. … Read More
1997 59 Years Old At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1997 he won the Stella Artois Prize for his one-man production of Three Men in a Boat.


2005 67 Years Old 1 More Event
Rodney Bewes' autobiography, A Likely Story, was published in September 2005.
2010 72 Years Old In 2010, Bewes also complained about his former co-star's refusal to allow The Likely Lads to be repeated on terrestrial television (both must give approval), preventing his earning anything from the repeats; "he must be very wealthy; me, I've just got an overdraft and a mortgage."
2013 75 Years Old In July 2013 he was The Marshal (Petain) in the Southwark Playhouse production of Ustinov's The Moment of Truth.
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