Norman Bowler

Soap Opera Actor

Norman Bowler was born on August 1st, 1932 in London and is the Soap Opera Actor from United Kingdom. Discover Norman Bowler's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 90 years old.

Date of Birth
August 1, 1932
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
90 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Television Actor
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Norman Bowler Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Henrietta Moraes, ​ ​(m. 1956, divorced)​, Berjourhi Bowler (divorced), Dianne Bowler (until 2012; her death)
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About Norman Bowler
  • Norman Clifford Bowler (born 1 August 1932) is an English actor. Born in London, son of Clifford Bowler, a watchmaker/jeweller on 54 Mill Lane, NW6, he became a member of the 1950s Soho set alongside John Minton, Francis Bacon and Daniel Farson.
  • There he met Henrietta Moraes, who divorced her first husband, Michael Law, and married Bowler.
  • This marriage ended in 1956. They had two children, Joshua and Caroline, although many years later it transpired that Joshua's father was actually Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner.
  • Berjourhi Bowler, his second wife, mother of Tamara, and Bowler were divorced in 1969, after 10 years of marriage. Bowler was a regular star of the ATV soap series Harpers West One, playing the character of Roger Pike, and played a variety of bit parts and single episode roles on television throughout the 1960s, including an episode of Gideon's Way.
  • He featured in an episode of The Avengers and starred alongside James Caan in the 1968 war film Submarine X-1, about World War II British midget submarines. From 1966 to 1976, Bowler played Det.
  • Chief Inspector Harry Hawkins for the entire run of the BBC TV police drama Softly, Softly (later Softly, Softly: Taskforce).
  • He also appeared as Titinius in Julius Caesar (1970), as Saturninus in Jesus of Nazareth (1977), as Bill Smugs in The Island of Adventure (1982), and as Moose in the Terence Hill film They Call Me Renegade (1987).
  • After a continuing role in Crossroads from 1986 to 1987, he later played the part of Frank Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from November 1989 to May 1997.
  • Frank's death was one of the most iconic episodes of Emmerdale, when he was left to die of a heart attack on the floor of his beloved Home Farm. Bowler has been active in charity work and adult education.
  • With his third wife, Dianne, he spent several years at Auroville International Township in Tamil Nadu, India.
  • There he engaged in development work with people in the surrounding Tamil villages and often entertained the village children.
  • He also worked with and directed, the amateur actors of the township. In August 2012, Bowler released a recorded reading of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner to raise money for The Auroville Trust.Bowler's wife Dianne died in May 2012.
  • He continues to alternate between India and the UK.