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17 January 1956 (age 68) (

Movies and TV shows
Last of the Summer Wine, Pirates of the Caribbea, Pirates of the Caribbea, Just Ask for Diamond, Patient 17

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Jonathan Linsley (born 17 January 1956) is an English actor who made his professional debut in 1980. He appeared on television in Last of the Summer Wine as "Crusher" Milburn (1984–87), and his film roles include Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, as Ogilvey aboard the ship Flying Dutchman (2006–07).


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In 1984 played a Chef in a sitcom called The Hello Good-bye Man on BBC with Ian Lavender of Dad's Army fame. The show lasted for only one series. Shortly after this, Linsley landed the role of large and strong "Crusher" Milburn in Last of the Summer Wine. He appeared in this role until 1987 when he elected to go on a diet. In 1989 Linsley starred as Chunky Livesey in the second and final series of the spin off prequal First of the Summer Wine, to replace Anthony Keetch who starred as the character in the first series in 1988.

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Linsley also appeared as a leading character in the TV shows Emmerdale (Albert Mistlethwaite), Casualty (DC Newby), The Bill (Dennis Weaver) and The Governor (Bert Threlfall) and as a leading guest actor in many other TV shows and made-for-TV films. He has also made over 50 TV commercials.


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His West End career includes the comedy Up'n'Under, Roald Dahl's Matilda, Its Ralph and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He appeared in rep in many cities around Britain, and wrote for and appeared in pantomimes with various other actors.


  • Diamond's Edge (1988) as Bouncer
  • The Phantom of the Opera (1989) as Workman
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) as Ogilvey
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) as Ogilvey
  • Television Roles

    Dalziel and Pascoe 2005


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