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Sam Kelly (born 19 December 1943, Manchestermarker) is an Englishmarker actor. He has had innumerable roles in British sitcoms such as Porridge (Bunny Warren), 'Allo 'Allo! (Captain Hans Geering) leaving after series three, On the Up (as Dennis Waterman's chauffeur) and We'll Think of Something (Les Brooks). From 1995 to 2003, he played Barbara's husband Ted in sitcom Barbara.

He also appeared in the Doctor Who audio dramas The Holy Terror and Return to the Web Planet by Big Finish Productions. He played Bernard in Holding On (1997) and Carl Langbehn in the 1999 four part television drama Christabel. He appeared in Midsomer Murders: down among the dead men as Jack Fothergill and as Majors in the Inspector Morse episode Second Time Around.

In the 1990s he co-starred in the comedy television series Haggard, and the miniseries Martin Chuzzlewit. He also performed in H.M.S. Pinafore with the new D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 2002.

In 1998, Kelly appeared in an episode of the first series of Cold Feet, playing Algernon Gifford.

In radio he played the part of Carter Brandon in the BBC's Radio4 series of the continuing adventures of Uncle Mort and Carter Brandon in Uncle Mort's South Country and Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe. These were written by Peter Tinniswood.

In 2004, he appeared in EastEnders playing Stan Porter; and he also appeared in the comedy series Black Books as the father of Manny.

Sam has starred in Jean-Paul Sartre's play Kean alongside Antony Sher at the Theatre Royal, Bath and in the West Endmarker in May 2007.

In December 2007, Kelly was hit by a car in the West End area, injuring him. The status of his role in Kean is unknown but a character he was to play in the episode "Midnight", of the television series, Doctor Who, filmed that month, was played by a late replacement, David Troughton.

In 2008, he guest starred in the Sapphire and Steel audio drama Remember Me.

In November 2008, he starred in the title role of Christopher Reason's radio dramatisation of Jaroslav Hašek's The Good Soldier Švejk, broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

He is currently starring in the West Endmarker musical, Wicked as The Wizard of Oz. He began performances on May 11, 2009 replacing Desmond Barrit. He took a break from Wicked on July 13, 2009 and returned August 19, 2009. During this period the role of the Wizard was played by understudy Sean Needham with former Wizard, Desmond Barrit playing the role at certain performances.


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