Peter Armitage


English television actor Peter James Armitage was born on January 26, 1940, and died on December 4, 2018.

Peter Armitage trained at the East 15 Acting School.

Armitage was a regular on British screens from the 1970s onwards.

He had three spells as the character Bill Webster on long-running soap opera Coronation Street, appearing in the role in 1984 (for six months), then from 1995 to 1997 and again from 2006 to 2011.

Previously, he appeared as a different character playing a painter and decorator in two episodes in 1977.

Armitage once said in an interview in 2014 that he hoped to return to the series after successfully battling bowel cancer.

Peter James Armitage’s other TV credits include The Befrienders, Couples, Jack the Ripper and Hearts, and Minds.

Armitage also appeared in Lucky Feller, a short-lived sitcom starring David Jason.

He resided in Cross Hills, North Yorkshire and in the end in Cononley near Skipton.

Armitage was survived by two adult children.

Peter Armitage passed away at 78 years old.


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