Ian Lavender Net Worth 2024, Family, Biography

ian lavender net worth

Arthur Ian Lavender (16 February 1946 – 2 February 2024) was an English stage, film and television actor.Ian Lavender Net Worth is $1.9 Million as per 2024.In the BBC series Dad’s Army, Lavender was cast as Private Frank Pike, the platoon’s youngest member and “stupid boy” at the age of 22 in 1968.

This made him a household name and given him the valuable opportunity to work alongside a lot of accomplished actors during his formative years, helping him to polish his acting skills.

Ian Lavender Net Worth

Ian Lavender has an estimated Net Worth of $1.9 Million as per 2024.His primary source of earning comes from his career as English stage, film and television actor.

NameIan Lavender
Net Worth $1.9 Million
Salary / IncomeWill Update
Income SourceEnglish stage, film and television actor.
Last Update2024

Ian Lavender Family

Ian Lavender Born to his prentys Edward Lavender and Kathleen Lavender on 16 February 1946 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.He attended Bournville Boys Technical School, where he participated in numerous school play productions. He then attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, which was supported by a City of Birmingham grant. Following his graduation in 1967, he performed on stage in Canterbury.

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Ian Lavender Wife and Children

Lavender was previously married to actress Suzanne Kerchiss. He married his second wife, American-born Miki Hardy, who was three years his senior, six days after being diagnosed with bladder cancer in 1993.

Ian Lavender Career and Achivements

In 1968, he made his television debut as the lead in the Rediffusion production Half Hour Story: Flowers at my Feet.In 1968, at the age of 22, Lavender was cast as Private Frank Pike, the platoon’s youngest member and “stupid boy” in the BBC sitcom Dad’s Army.

He repeated his role as Pike in the BBC Radio comedy It Sticks Out Half a Mile. The sitcom was a radio sequel to Dad’s Army that aired for only one season.

Lavender remained involved with Dad’s Army and occasionally attended fan conventions and cast reunions. During 2008, he appeared at a number of events honoring the series’ 40th anniversary. These included a reunion with the remaining cast members in July 2008, and and an appearance on BBC1’s Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad’s Army in August.

Ian Lavender biography

Lavender also recorded a special introduction for the ‘lost’ colour episode of Dad’s Army, “Room at the Bottom,” which aired on December 13, 2008.

In 2014, Lavender featured at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe alongside Steven McNicoll in an opera called Don’t Tell Him, Pike!, in which he discussed his time on Dad’s Army and the impact it had on his career.

Lavender had a surprise appearance as Brigadier Pritchard in the 2016 film Dad’s Army, creating a link to the original series.

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