Bill Owen

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 56
William John Owen Rowbotham,, known professionally as Bill Owen, was an English actor and songwriter. He was the father of actor Tom Owen. He is best known for portraying Compo Simmonite in the Yorkshire-based BBC comedy series Last of the Summer Wine for 27 years. He died in July 1999, his last appearance on-screen being shown in April 2000.

William John Owen Rowbotham,, known professionally as Bill Owen, was an English actor and songwriter. He was the father of actor Tom Owen. He is best known for portraying Compo Simmonite in the Yorkshire-based BBC comedy series Last of the Summer Wine for 27 years. He died in July 1999, his last appearance on-screen being shown in April 2000.

Birth Name

William John Owen Rowbotham

Born

Saturday, 14 March 1914

Died

Monday, 12 July 1999

Actor Filmography

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Actor Filmography

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