Actor George Waring, who played bigamist Arnold Swain in the Granada soap Coronation Street, has passed away at the age of 84. The actor was also known for his roles in Doctor Who, Crown Court and Z-Cars.
Actor George Waring has passed away at the age of 84. He’ll be remembered for his role of bigamist Arnold Swain in the Granada soap Coronation Street. Waring played Arnold Swain between 1980 and 1982 and married Emily Bishop only for her later to discover he was legally married to someone else. When Emily confronted Arnold with her discovery he confessed and tried to explain away the situation but was forced to leave the street. He returned briefly to the street to try and patch things up with a frightened Emily.
Aside from his role in Coronation Street Waring appeared a variety of roles across genre on television with credits such as Doctor Who, Z-Cars, Crown Court, Poirot, Peak Practice and As Time Goes By to his name. His last on-screen appearance was in 2000 in an edition of the Central Television drama Peak Practice.