Vincent Ball

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Vincent Ball
Born (1923-12-04) 4 December 1923 (age 91)
Wee Waa, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1949-2003
Spouse(s) Doreen Ball
Children Catherine Ball

Vincent Ball (born 4 December 1923, Wee Waa, New South Wales) is an Australian character actor. After leaving his job with the Australian General Electric Company he served as a pilot with the Royal Australian Air Force in England, before entering amateur dramatics and repertory. He was given a role as a stand-in in the 1949 film The Blue Lagoon. Joining RADA, he played mostly supporting and uncredited roles in the UK for two decades. Returning to his native Australia in the 1970s, he performed in a variety of cinema and television roles before retiring in 2003.


His television credits include: Compact, Man in a Suitcase, The Troubleshooters, Dixon of Dock Green, The Sullivans, The Young Doctors, The Flying Doctors, A Country Practice, Against the Wind, Anzacs, Grass Roots and All Saints and a recurring role on the long-running UK soap opera Crossroads.[1]

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