Brian Cant Wife, Age, Death, Family, Net Worth, Biography, Wikipedia

Brian Cant was an English actor, television presenter, voice-over artist, writer and entertainer. He is best known for his works in BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) television programmes including Play School and Dappledown Farm. He was born on July 12, 1933, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, and passed away at age 83 on June 20, 2017.

His most notable works can be found in some movies and Television show like Doctor Who (1965-68), Dixon of Dock Green (1966-69), ITV Play of the Week (1964-67) and Legend of Death (1965) where he played Tensa/Kent Gantry, Bill/Dewar/Hayward, PC Austin/Raglan and Arnold respectively.

Brian Cant was educated at Northgate Grammar School for Boys, a state grammar school, which is now known as Northgate High School. Cant was into sports and so he trained with Ipswich Town Football Club’ Youth Team when he was young.

At the start of his career, Brian worked as a printer and only tried his hand at acting in the late 1950s. He started working in BBC Schools drama television programmes about the Romans as a performer and later auditioned for Play School and his audition was taken by Joy Whitby, the programme creator and the first producer of the series. He then worked for Gordon Murray puppet series: Camberwick Green (1966), Trumpton (1967) and Chigley (1969).

Brian Cant went on to co-host TV programs including Play Away (1971-84) and Bric-a-Brac (1980-82). He has since worked in various films and television series.

Brian Cant Wiki / Biography

Full NameBrian Cant
Nick NameBrian  
Professionactor, television presenter, voice-over artist, writer and entertainer
Date of Birth12 July 1933
Age (as of 2022)76 years (2022)
BirthplaceIpswich, Suffolk, England
Death83 on June 20, 2017
cause of deathParkinson’s disease
Ethnicity British-  
Zodiac SignLibra
School High School
College University
Educational QualificationGraduate
Father NameMr. Cant
Mother NameMrs.  Cant
SiblingBrother – n/a. Sister – n/a.
FamilyFamily Photo
Friends Names 
Home TownIpswich, Suffolk, England
Current Address London, England
Marital Statusmarried
Wife Name Cherry Britton (1984-2017),
Sylvia Mary Gibson (1959-1984).
Brian Cant Wife
ChildrenSon- Richard Cant, Nicholas Cant, Rose Cant, Peter Cant, Christabel Cant.
Daughter – n/a .
Hobbies     Watching Movies
Net Worth$3 Million
Monthly Earning$10-20K {Not Conformed }

Physical Attributes of Brian :

Height (approx.)Height in centimeters- 158 cm
Height in meters- 1.58 m
Height in feet inches- 5’ 2”                          
Weight (approx.)80Kg.
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColourWhite

Most Memorable Performances:

Every single one of Cant’s performances holds a special place in the hearts of millions of viewers who remember him for his contribution to British film and television. But, there are some of his most memorable performances of all.

  1.  Dappledown Farm as Brian the farmer.
  2. Jay Jay the Jet Plane (UK version) as the Narrator.
  3. The Canadian show Bruno as the narrator.
  4. The Daleks’ Master Plan (1965) as Kert Gantry.
  5. The Dominators as Tensa.
Interesting facts about Brian Cant
  • Cant was named the best-loved voice from UK children’s TV in April 2007.
  • He appeared in a music video on Orbital’s DVD The Altogether in 2001.
  • Cant was married twice: firstly to Mary Gibson and secondly to writer and director Cherry Britton.
  • Cant was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1999 which became the cause for his ultimate death on 19th June 2017. He died at Denville Hall, Northwood London.
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Commonly Asked Questions about Brian Cant
  1. Who is Brian Cant and why He is popular?
    • He is an actor, television presenter, voice-over artist, writer, and entertainer.
  2. Is Brian Cant dating someone right now?
    • He is married to Cherry Britton (1984-2017), Sylvia Mary Gibson (1959-1984).
  3. What is his net worth?
    • His net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million, and her monthly earnings are in the $10K-$20K range.
  4. What are his future plans?
    • He will continue as an actor, television presenter, voice-over artist, writer, and entertainer.
  5. Is there any controversy associated with her?
    • No.
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