John Challis is an English actor know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||16 August 1942|
|Place of Birth||Bristol, United Kingdom|
|Spouse/Partner||Carol Challis (m. 1993)|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
John Spurley Challis is an English actor. He has had an extensive television career but is best known for portraying Terrance Aubrey “Boycie” Boyce in the long-running BBC Television sitcom Only Fools and Horses and its sequel/spin-off The Green Green Grass and Monty Staines from the seventh series onwards in the hit ITV sitcom Benidorm from 2015 to 2018.
Challis has had a number of stage roles, including with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1960s and the National Theatre.He starred in pantomime at the Plaza Theatre in Stockport as Captain Hook in Peter Pan, a role he reprised in 2018 at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham.
Early Life and Family
Challis’ father, James Alec, was a civil servant from Sheffield. He was born in Bristol but when he was one year old, the family moved to south east London. Challis attended the state boarding Ottershaw School near Woking, Surrey. Upon leaving school he worked as a trainee estate agent before becoming a professional actor.
John Challis Wife
Challis married several times.Challis is married to his fourth wife, Carol. They wed in Brighton in 1993 and since 1998 have lived in the Abbot’s Lodgings at Wigmore Abbey Grange, Adforton, Herefordshire. Challis has no children.
John Challis Net Worth
John Challis is an English actor known for portraying Terrance Aubrey who has an estimated Net Worth of $5 Million in 2021.
An early television role was in the controversial gangster drama Big Breadwinner Hog in 1969, and between 1971 and 1975 he made regular appearances in Z-Cars as Sergeant Culshaw.The 1979 Richard Beckinsale sitcom Bloomers was written about Challis’s experience working at a garden centre while taking a break from acting.
Challis is best known for playing Herman Terrance Aubrey “Boycie” Boyce in Only Fools and Horses (1981—2003). The series’ writer, John Sullivan, also created a spin-off for Challis called The Green Green Grass (2005—2009).The outdoor scenes of The Green Green Grass were filmed at his then home, surrounding fields and local villages.
His other television appearances include Dixon of Dock Green, Thriller, The Sweeney, Doctor Who (The Seeds of Doom), Dracula, Beau Geste, Juliet Bravo, Coronation Street, Bloomers, Citizen Smith, Ever Decreasing Circles, Doctor Snuggles, Chance in a Million, The Bill, One Foot in the Grave, Open All Hours, The New Statesman, Don’t Wait Up, Soldier Soldier, Brass Eye, My Family, In Sickness and in Health, Last Of The Summer Wine, Benidorm and Heartbeat. In the 2008 series of Last of the Summer Wine he guest-starred as a fake jewel thief trying to impress the ladies.
Challis appeared on the Channel 4 mockumentary television programme Brass Eye, where he was tricked into believing Clive Anderson had been shot by Noel Edmonds. On BBC radio, he played an interrogator in the play Rules of Asylum by James Follett, broadcast by BBC Radio 4 in 1973. He also played Dibden Purlew in Getting Nowhere Fast from 2001 to 2004. In 2006 he took a cameo role in BBC’s The Impressionists as Station Master Garre Saint Lézasr.
What Happen with John Challis
John Challis has cancelled his one man speaking tour – named Only Fools And Boycie – after completing one date due to his health woes.The TV icon, 79, who played Boycie on Only Fools and Horses alongside Sir David Jason, was due to do the 30 day tour until November.
A statement from the tour promoter A Way With Media said: “Due to ill health, John’s tour is cancelled with immediate effect.“He completed the first show of his present tour, intending to continue. However, he has been advised to cancel further engagements.”
Another statement issued on the Komedia Bath website – where some of the tour dates were set to take place – shed light on the actor battling cancer.The site posted: “John received a cancer diagnosis two years hence and is not fit to perform.
He completed the first show of his present tour, intending to continue. However, he has been advised to cancel further engagements.”The cancelled tour comes after John was given honorary citizenship in the Balkan state of Serbia.