ITV Dave Smith

Dave Smith

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Played by: Reginald Marsh
1962 - 1976

A Cockney bookie and the local Weatherfield 'gangster' of the early 1970's. He had anumber of business interests - chiefly his betting shop, but also he dabbled in the hairdressing business and attempted to convert the burned-out Mark Brittan warehouse into a cash-and-carry warehouse until the Street locals stopped him. He also owned local football team Weatherfield County.

Throughout his time inWeatherfield he had an on-going casual affair with Elsie Tanner, but he also had a fling with Irma Barlow.

In 1976 he left Weatherfield to run his country club in Kennilworth with Blanche Hunt.

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