Pauline Collins Husband: Who Is John Alderton?
John Alderton is an English retired actor. He is best known for his roles in Upstairs, Downstairs, Thomas & Sarah, Wodehouse Playhouse, Little Miss (original television series), Please Sir!, No, Honestly, and Fireman Sam (the original series). Alderton has often starred alongside his wife, Pauline Collins.
Who Is John Alderton?
Alderton married actress Jill Browne in 1964, but they later divorced. In 1969, he married actress Pauline Collins and they have three children, a daughter (Kate, who is also an actress.) and two sons
Alderton first became familiar to television viewers in 1962, when he played Dr. Moone in the ITV soap opera, Emergency – Ward 10.
After an uncredited role in Cleopatra (1963), and appearing in British films such as The System (1964), Assignment K (1968), Duffy (1968), and
Hannibal Brooks (1969), played the lead in the comedy series Please Sir!, as hapless teacher Mr. Hedges, which later resulted in him also playing the character in the 1971 feature film of the same name.
He was cast by Richard Lester in the title role of a film version of Flashman but the project was abandoned.