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Peter Sallis, OBE is an English actor and entertainer, well known for his work on British television. Although he was born and brought up in London, his two most notable roles require him to adopt the accents and mannerisms of a Northerner. He is best known for his role as the main character Norman Clegg in the long-running British TV comedy Last of the Summer Wine. He is also famous for providing the voice of Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit films, again using a northern accent.