Eric Longworth, who played Wallace in the 1975 TV adaptation, died recently, aged 90...
His son mentions his uncanny resemblance to "the killer.."
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Obituary: Eric Longworth - Liverpool Daily Post.co.uk
Eric Longworth: actor who played the town clerk in Dad’s Army | Times Online Obituary
Eric Longworth R.I.P. - Britmovie - British Film Forum