Johnnie Wade

Johnnie Wade is a British film and television actor. His most memorable role was playing put upon handyman 'Roger' in comedy series You're Only Young Twice between 1977-81, he is one of only two members of the main cast still living, the other being Georgina Moon. Born in Bethnal Green, he was a market trader and became a singer in cabaret and with a band after winning talent contests. His first television break was in 1960s soap opera Compact as Stan Millet. He then performed in musicals including South Pacific and Guys and Dolls. His other television appearances include Porridge playing 'Scrounger', Coronation Street and Z-Cars.


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