Swift studied English literature at Cambridge University. He has previously held the title of director for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Swift has appeared in many TV series and movies, often playing ineffectual husbands, and is most noted for his performance in Keeping Up Appearances, starring as Richard Bucket. He also starred in the BBC adaptation of The Barchester Chronicles and appeared in the Doctor Who story Revelation of the Daleks.
Clive Swift was formerly married to novelist Margaret Drabble. He is the father of one daughter, Rebecca, two sons, Adam and Joe Swift, who is the host of many different gardening shows airing in Britain. Clive also has a brother, David Swift, who is also an actor.
Clive Swift Facts
|Birth Name||Clive Walter Swift|
|Birthday||February 9, 1936 (81)|
|Birthplace||Liverpool, England, United Kingdom|