(15 April 1932 – 1 May 2008)
Terry was a comedian and actor who had a successful
career in cabaret and variety and played numerous character roles on television. He was married to the actress Anna
Karen, best known for playing the part of Olive in ON THE BUSES ,
in which Duggan frequently appeared.
Duggan was born
in Hoxton London. From the 1960s through the 1980s, he appeared on such television
series as Are You Being Served, The
Bill, , Only Folls and Horses, Please
Sir! and Randell and Hopkirk (Deceased) . He also performed pantomime,
frequently teaming with his wife Anna Karen]
He was also a stand-up comedian who was
noted for his drunk sketches in which he portrayed an inebriated man, a concept earlier popularised by Freddie
Frinton and Jimmy James.
Besides practicing theatrical performance from childhood, he learned acrobatics which led to film stuntman roles. Duggan was also a member of the entertainers'
Order of The Water Rats.
He is the
Uncle and Godfather of British actor Derek Lyons.
Duggan had been ill for several years and died on 1 May 2008 aged 76.
|TERRY in Only Fools and Horses
|He played the Road Sweeper
Terry played The Bandit in The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
A young Terry Duggan with his Nephew Derek
ACTOR DEREK LYONS
Derek Lyons followed in his Uncle Terry's footsteps as an Actor
and Entertainer along with the help of Derek's close friend the Actor Sir Nigel
Hawthorne . Both have Inspired him to become an Actor and work in the entertainment buisness for over 35
with his Uncle on 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' TV film. Terry played the Executioner and Derek
was one of the Villagers
years later when Derek had regular part on 'THE BILL' as PC Craig Lovell Terry appeared in one episode.
Derek would phone him from time to
time through the 1960's till 1980's at his home which he shared with his wife Anna in Ilford Essex.
Terry was Derek's Godfather and Uncle . He saved Derek's life on the day
these photos were taken when little Derek ran towards the edge of the cliff and Terry caught him in time!
Little Derek with his Uncle Terry near the
cliffs in Dover.
appeared in numerous films over the years including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Krull.
This coming November 2015 Derek is featured
in the film documentary 'ELSTREE 1976' which hits the silver screen around the world.
This film is part of the BFI London Film Festival
Derek and 9 other Actors including Garrick Hagon, Dave Prowse are starring in this
ACTOR DEREK LYONS WEB SITE