- A Postman who delivered to the Rovers Return Inn in April 1973.
- Morbid tourist Mr. McGill who turned up on the Street during the investigation into the murder of Lynn Johnson in January 1975
- Garage customer Tony Newall in October 1980 who saw Brian Tilsley driving round in his car with wife Gail and mother-in-law Audrey Potter. He reported Brian and got him (temporarily) sacked.
- Hayley Patterson's Great Uncle Bert who attended her wedding to Roy Cropper in April 1999.
For many years he was part of Leeds-based comedy act with his three sisters and brother but later branched out into acting and went solo. One of his first credited acting roles was in the John Finch-scripted Granada series Sam in 1973 and he followed this up with roles in several of the BBC's Play for Today 's as well as Open All Hours, Heartbeat and Last of the Summer Wine. On the big screen he had a small part in the highly successful 1996 film Brassed Off while on radio he had a regular role in the late 1970s series You've Got to be Joking.