Blake Butler

For the writer, see Blake Butler (author).
Blake Butler

Blake Butler as Mr. Wainwright and Rosemary Martin as Mrs. Partridge in "Short Back and Palais Glide" episode of Last of the Summer Wine.
Born John David Blake Butler
22 October 1924
Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England
Died 15 April 1981
Bromley, Kent, England
Years active 1960 - 1981

John David Blake Butler (22 October 1924 15 April 1981) was a British actor best known for his regular role as Mr. Wainwright during the first three series of Last of the Summer Wine between 1973 and 1976. In addition, Butler made guest appearances on such programmes as Dad's Army, Doctor at Large, Bless This House, The Good Life, Paul Temple, George and Mildred and Grange Hill.

Television roles

Year Title Role
1972 Turnbull's Finest Half-Hour Bernard Pratt
1973 to 1976 Last of the Summer Wine Mr Wainwright, the Librarian
1978 Grange Hill Mr Rankin, the Biology Teacher

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