Stan Richards



Real name: Stanley Richardson
Born: 8 December 1930, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Married: Susan (February 1952; died August 1994)


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Contact: c/o Emmerdale Production centre, Yorkshire Television, The Television Centre, LEEDS LS3 1JS Tel: 0113 243 8283

Played: Arthur Stokes (20 -22 June 1977; 5 April 1978)

Stan worked as a clerk in the Ministry of Labour after leaving school, and became a danceband pianist, first in a quartet The Melody Maniacs, and later as a solo artist.

TV credits include: The Price of Coal, Stepping Out, The Cuckoo Waltz, Crown Court, All Creatures Great and Small, Last of the Summer Wine, but of course, is most famous for playing Seth Armstrong in Emmerdale since 1977. He has also played in the films Yanks and Agatha.






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