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Jack Haig

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Birth name John Cecil Coppin
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 5 january 1913 at London (United-kingdom)
Death 4 july 1989 (at 76 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Jack Haig (born John Cecil Coppin, 5 January 1913 – 4 July 1989) was a British actor who specialised in supporting roles, mainly in TV comedy.

Haig was the son of music hall actors Bertha Baker and Charles Coppin, whose act went under the name "Haig and Esco". He was seen in a long list of British TV favourites: Hugh and I, Dad's Army, Are You Being Served?, Terry and June and others. He was in the Crossroads soap opera as occasional character Archie Gibbs from 1967 to 1982 and a couple of cinema films. He achieved his greatest success as Monsieur LeClerc in BBC's 'Allo 'Allo!, a role he played until his death. His last appearance was in the final episode of series 5, where he impersonated a Spanish guitarist, alongside Kenneth Connor (Monsieur Alfonse), who had an Enigma code machine hidden in his accordion. He is remembered for his signature line, "It is I, LeClerc!"

His earlier TV work included a regular spot as a comic on The One O'clock Show and Happy Go Lucky a children's TV show during the 1960s. The One O'Clock Show was shown every weekday in the Tyne Tees area of ITV. He usually appeared in sketches as 'Wacky Jackie', generally playing the fool in a music hall comedy style.

In 1989, Haig became too ill to work and later died of cancer. His wife was revue actress Sybil Dunn, who had died the previous year, two days before their golden wedding anniversary. They had one daughter.

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Filmography of Jack Haig (5 films)

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Yesterday's Hero, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Association football films, Musical films
Actors Ian McShane, Suzanne Somers, Adam Faith, Paul Nicholas, Samuel John Kydd, Glynis Barber
Roles Sam's Crony
Rating50% 2.5046752.5046752.5046752.5046752.504675
Rod Turner fait son retour en signant deux lors de la finale de la Coupe.
Emily (1976)
, 1h27
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Erotic, Romance, Pornographic
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Aviation films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Koo Stark, Victor Spinetti, Jeremy Child, Jack Haig, Pamela Cundell
Roles Taxi Driver
Rating51% 2.5906852.5906852.5906852.5906852.590685
En 1928, dans la haute société anglaise, la jeune Emily Foster (Koo Stark) multiplie les expériences sexuelles avec des hommes et des femmes.
Oliver! (1968)
, 2h33
Directed by Carol Reed
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, L'enfance marginalisée, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild, Harry Secombe
Rating73% 3.698393.698393.698393.698393.69839
A workhouse in Dunstable, England is visited by the wealthy governors who fund it. While a sumptuous banquet is held for them, the barefoot orphan boys who work there are being served their daily gruel. They dream of enjoying the same "Food, Glorious Food" as their masters. While eating, some boys draw straws to see who will ask for more to eat, and the job falls to a boy named Oliver Twist. He goes up to Bumble and Widow Corney, who run the workhouse and serve the gruel, and asks for more. Enraged, Bumble takes Oliver to the governors to see what to do with him ("Oliver!"). A decision is made to have Oliver sold into service. Bumble parades Oliver through the snow, trying to sell him to the highest bidder ("Boy for Sale"). Oliver is sold to an undertaker named Mr. Sowerberry, who intends to use him as a mourner for children's funerals. After his first funeral, Noah Claypole, Sowerberry's apprentice, insults Oliver's mother. Oliver attacks Noah in fury and Sowerberry forces him into a coffin while Noah fetches Bumble. Oliver is too angry to be intimidated by Bumble, who places the blame on not keeping Oliver on a diet of gruel, instead of meat, which made him strong. Oliver is thrown into the cellar as further punishment. Alone in the dark with a roomful of empty coffins, Oliver wonders ("Where is Love?"). While clutching the window grate, Oliver pushes it open and escapes.
The Ghost Goes Gear
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Nicholas Parsons, Sheila White, Jack Haig, Janet Davies
Roles Old Edwards
Rating50% 2.506542.506542.506542.506542.50654
A music group go to stay at the childhood home of their manager, a haunted manor house in the English countryside.