|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 2008|
He was most famous for his roles in the "Carry On" films.
Douglas was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, named John Roberton, into a theatrical family; his father was a theatre producer, his brother, Bill Roberton, became a theatre director. He grew up on a farm in Meriden.
He worked for several years in the theatre. Then he appeared in the last seven "Carry On" films of the original series. During this period he also appeared in the Carry on Christmas specials in 1972, and 1973, and the Carry On Laughing television series. Jack Douglas appeared in the revival film Carry On Columbus in 1992.
On 26 April 2007, Douglas celebrated his 80th birthday. There was a special celebration arranged at Pinewood Studios, to coincide with his anniversary, which was attended by his family and friends. These included actors that Douglas had worked with, amongst them were Fenella Fielding, Jacki Piper, Lance Percival and Valerie Leon.
Jack Douglas died of pneumonia aged 81.
Specifically: Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
Maintained by: Citizen Friend
Originally Created by: Natalia Danesi
Record added: May 19, 2009
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