Arthur Pentelow



Real name:
Born: 14 February 1924, Rochdale, Lancashire
Married: Jaqueline


  1. Nicholas
  2. Simon

Contact: c/o Green & Underwood

Played: George Greenwood (1968-1971)

Arthur was always interested in amateur dramatics, but became a police clerk, served in the Royal Navy during WWII and then became a student teacher - where he also joined Bradford Civic Theatre School. From here he went to rep at the Bristol Old Vic and later Northampton and Birmingham and Orson Wells' production of Othello in London.

TV credits include: Z Cars; Armchair Theatre; The Troubleshooters and Play for Today. He is best known as Henry Wilkes in Emmerdale Farm, whom he played from the series inception in 1972.

Film credits include: Privilege; Charlie Bubbles; United !





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