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Dicken Ashworth (born 18 July 1946) is an English actor.

Dicken Ashworth
Born (1946-07-18) 18 July 1946 (age 73)
Years active1977–2012
Spouse(s)Elaine Goddard


Ashworth's film credits include King of the Wind, Force 10 from Navarone, Tess, Krull and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

On television, Ashworth played Alan Partridge in Brookside from 1983 to 1985, Jeff Horton in Coronation Street from 1992 to 2000 and Duke Woods in Emmerdale from 2007 to 2008. Other television credits include Grange Hill,Juliet Bravo, Minder, Blake's 7, The Chinese Detective, Doctor Who, C.A.T.S. Eyes, The Bill, Boon, Inspector Morse, Dangerfield, Keeping Up Appearances and Where the Heart Is.

Ashworth appears in the video to the Pretenders' 1986 single "Don't Get Me Wrong".


Year Title Role Notes
1978 Force 10 from Navarone Nolan
1979 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Charlie the Chubb
1979 Tess Farmer Groby
1982 Remembrance Frank
1983 Krull Bardolph
1987 Out of Order Pool Player
1988 Vroom Huff
1990 King of the Wind Woodcarter
1992 B & B Jeremy
1998 The Revengers' Comedies Lorry Driver
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Mr. Mulch Voice

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