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Walter Frederick George Williams famously known by his stage name as Bill Maynard was an English comedian and actor. Bill Maynard net worth before his death was estimated to be around $20 million.
Born on October 8, 1928 in Surrey, England, Bill attended Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School in Leicestershire. Bill started his career as a performer; his first television broadcast was on September 12, 1953 on Henry Hall’s Face the music.
He was also the part of the team that presented the “One O’Clock Show” for Tyne Tees Television in Newcastle. In 1971, he appeared in Dennis Potter’s television play “Paper Roses”. Two years later he appeared in Colin Welland’s television play “Kisses at Fifty”. He also worked with actor and comedian Ronnie Barker in “Football Blues”.
In the span of more than five decades, Maynard has appeared in several Television shows and films like It All Goes to Show, Carry on Loving, Carry on Henry, Carry on Matron, Bless This House, Seven of One, Carry on Dick, Confessions of a Window Cleaner, Man About the House, Confessions of a Pop Performer, Robin and Marian, It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet, Paradise Island, The Gaffer, The Plague Dogs, Minder, Oddball Hall, Hearbeat, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Royal, Broken Nation, The Moorside and many more.
Regarding his personal life, Maynard is married twice. He first married Muriel Linnett on November 5, 1949 and they had two children. In 1983 she died and six years later, he married Tonia Bern. Together they have a son named Martin Maynard. He also has five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. On March 30, 2018, Bill died in hospital, not long after falling and breaking his hip.