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All About Jhon Challis
Jhon Challis death : John Spurley Challis was a famous English actor. He had an extensive television career. Challis was married to his fourth wife, Carol. They wed in Brighton in 1995. Challis had no children. He was a patron of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society. He was an Arsenal supporter.
History Of Jhon Challis
John Spurley Challis was born on 16 August 1942 in Bristol, England. He got education from Ottershaw School. After leaving school, he worked as a trainee estate agent before becoming an actor. The first movie of jhon challis was in 1964 “Where Has Poor Mickey Gone?”. Challis wrote two volumes of autobiography, Being Boycie and Boycie & Beyond. From April 2012 he embarked on a book tour to promote Being Boycie, starting at Waterstones in Uxbridge. Challis died on 19 September 2021, aged 79, “after a long battle with cancer”.
Reason Behind The Death Of Jhon Challis
Jhon Challis was suffering from cancer and the reason behind his death is cancer. After a long battle with cancer he died on 19 September 2021, aged 79.
Career Of Jhon Challis
- An early television role was in the gangster drama Big Breadwinner Hog in 1969, and between 1971 and 1975 he made regular appearances in Z-Cars as Sergeant Culshaw.
- Challis was best known for playing Herman Terrance Aubrey “Boycie” Boyce in Only Fools and Horses (1981—2003).
- In the 2008 series of Last of the Summer Wine he guest-starred as a fake jewel thief trying to impress the ladies.
- On BBC radio, he played an interrogator in the play Rules of Asylum by James Follett, broadcast by BBC Radio 4 in 1973.
- He also played Dibden Purlew in Getting Nowhere Fast from 2001 to 2004.
- In 2012, he became the narrator of the National Geographic Channel series Strippers: Cars for Cash.
- He starred in pantomime at the Plaza Theatre in Stockport as Captain Hook in Peter Pan, a role he reprised in 2018 at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham.
- In 2014, Challis began a theatre tour of his one-man show titled Only Fools and Boycie, which charted his life before, during and after his time as Boycie.
- His television appearances include Doc Green, Thriller, The Sweeney, Doctor Who (The Seeds of Doom), Dracula, Beau Guest, Juliette Bravo, Coronation Street, Bloomers, Citizen Smith, Ever Decrease Circles, Doctor Snuggles, Chance in a Million . , Bill, One Foot in the Grave, Open All Hours, The New Statesman, Don’t Wait Up, Soldier Soldier, Brass Eye, My Family, In Sickness and Health, Benidorm and Heartbeat and many more.
Movies Of Jhon Challis
Here are all movies of Jhon Challis-
- Where Has Poor Mickey Gone? (1964)
- Say Hello to Yesterday (1971)
- Burning an Illusion (1981)
- The Tichborne Claimant (1998)
- Five Seconds to Spare (2000)
- Dream (2001)
- Subterrain (2001)
Autobiography Of Jhon Challis
- Being Boycie, Wigmore Books Ltd. (2011)
- Boycie & Beyond, Wigmore Books Ltd. (2012)