Frank Thornton

Frank Thornton

  • Born on
    • January 15th, 1921
  • Died on
    • March 16th, 2013
Frank Thornton Ball (15 January 1921 - 16 March 2013), professionally known as Frank Thornton, was an English actor. He was known for playing Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? (1972-1985) and its sequel Grace & Favour and as Herbert "Truly" Truelove in Last of the Summer Wine.


Acting (23 Credits)

2001Gosford Park as Mr. Burkett
1992Grace & Favour as Capt Stephen Peacock RASC (Ex)
1989The BFG as Mr. Tibbs (voice)
1977Are You Being Served? as Captain Stephen Peacock
1973Last of the Summer Wine as Truly
1973Digby: The Biggest Dog in the World as Estate Agent
1973Steptoe and Son Ride Again as Mr. Russell
1973No Sex Please - We're British as Glass Shop Manager
1973The Three Musketeers as Man in Small Carriage (uncredited)
1972Are You Being Served? as Captain Peacock
1972Bless This House as Mr Jones
1970The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes as Porter
1970The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer as Tom Stoddart
1969The Bed Sitting Room as The BBC
1969The Magic Christian as Police Inspector
1969The Assassination Bureau as Elevator victim
1968The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Factory Manager
1968The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Factory Manager
1966Carry on Screaming! as Mr. Jones
1966A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Slave Driver
1965The Early Bird as Drunken Doctor
1965The Big Job as Bank Official
1964The Tomb of Ligeia as Peperel


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