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Peter Howell

25 October 1919 to 20 April 2015

A British character actor who took up the profession after fighting in the World War II, Howell was best known for his role as Dr Peter Harrison on over 100 episodes of medical soap Emergency - Ward 10 (1958-1967). He appeared as The General in The Prisoner (1967) and the brutal prison governor in Scum (1979).

Read Peter Howell's Guardian obituary here