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Bob Grant (I) (1932–2003)

Bob Grant was trained at Rada after spending some time as a Lieutenant with the Royal Artillery. He plied his trade to begin with in Repertory and appeared on stage for many years all around the UK. His work in rep continued up to the mid-90s. He will be best remembered for his role of Jack Harper, the cheeky bus conductor with his traditional ... See full bio »

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Known For

On the Buses Jack Harper / Jack
Holiday on the Buses Jack Harper
On the Buses Jack Harper, Stan's Conductor
All Star Comedy Carnival Jack Harper (segment "On the Buses")


Jump to: Actor | Writer | Self | Archive footage
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 1975 Comedy Premiere (TV Series)
Jim Wilkins
- Milk-O (1975) ... Jim Wilkins
 1973 Holiday on the Buses
Jack Harper
 1969-1973 On the Buses (TV Series)
Jack Harper / Jack
- Gardening Time (1973) ... Jack Harper
- Friends in High Places (1973) ... Jack Harper
- The Allowance (1973) ... Jack Harper
- What the Stars Foretell (1973) ... Jack Harper
- The Visit (1973) ... Jack Harper
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Jack Harper (segment "On the Buses")
 1972 Mutiny on the Buses
Jack, Stan's Conductor
 1971 On the Buses
Jack Harper, Stan's Conductor
 1970 The Borderers (TV Series)
William Peck
- The Quacksalver (1970) ... William Peck
 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Robert Jugg
- The Jugg Brothers (1970) ... Robert Jugg
 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Jack Harper
 1969 Mrs. Wilson's Diary (TV Movie)
George Brown
 1968 Till Death Us Do Part
Man in Pub
 1968 Z Cars (TV Series)
Ted Griffin
- Punch-Up: Part 2 (1968) ... Ted Griffin
- Punch-Up: Part 1 (1968) ... Ted Griffin
 1967 Softly Softly (TV Series)
- James McNeil, Aged 23 (1967) ... Napier
 1965 Merry-Go-Round (TV Series documentary)
Professor Branestawm
 1965 Help!
Cameo (uncredited)
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Antique Dealer
- Appointment in Brussels (1964) ... Antique Dealer
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- A Jug of Bread (1964) ... Ben
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Alexander Mudgeon
- Solomon Dancey's Luck (1963) ... Alexander Mudgeon
 1963 Sparrows Can't Sing
 1961 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
- The Doughty Plot (1961) ... Clements
 1960 The Concrete Jungle
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1959 I'm All Right Jack
Card player (uncredited)
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini Series)
Sightseer / Man in Crowd
- Hob (1959) ... Sightseer (uncredited)
- The Wild Hunt (1959) ... Man in Crowd (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Every Man in His Humour", at the Theatre Royal in Stratford East, England with Charles Stanley, Sean Lynch, Victor Spinetti, Michael McKevitt, Brian Murphy, Roy Kinnear, Claire Nielson and Ann Beach in the cast. Joan Littlewood was the director. John Bury was the designer. See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On his disappearance for five days in 1987: For me the worst time was when the panto ended. To have a taste of what work could be like again, then to have that snatched away from me, was awful. All I could see was the empty months ahead, debts building up, no hope. I went into a black depression. I'd sit for hours with my head in my hands. I felt that I was in a black room with no window and no ... See more »


He was treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in 1995 after a suicide attempt. See more »

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