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Bill Treacher

4 June 1930 to 5 November 2022

A British actor, who will be forever remembered as series regular Arthur Fowler in EastEnders (1985-1996). Treacher was among the founding cast, having starred in the soap’s first ever episode and appearing in more than 1,000 episodes more over the course of 11 years in the role. Treacher had an extensive stage and screen career prior to EastEnders, having appeared in the likes of Sykes and a... (1964-1965), Dixon of Dock Green (1964-1976), Brian Rix Presents (1968-1971), Crown Court (1973), The Sweeney (1976), The Bright Side (1985), and many more. Post-EastEnders, he appeared in the film George and the Dragon (2004) and made four guest spots on The Bill (2006).

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