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Herbert Ramskill as Wally Lumm in 1974.

Herbert Ramskill was an English actor who played Wally Lumm in 1973 and 1974.

Pre Emmerdale career[]

Herbert Ramskill was born on the 29th May 1913 in Blackburn, Lancashire.

He was in several shows such as Coronation Street in 1969 and Z Cars in the early 1970s. He was once considered for a role in Dr Who.

Emmerdale (1973-1974)[]

Herbert played Wally Lumm in 1974 for 10 epsiodes. For an old man, Wally was quite controversial and had a very rigid view about Christianity and was against divorced women in the Mothers Union.

After Emmerdale[]

Herbert appeared in Crown Court in 1976. This was his last TV role.

Herbert died on the 4th June 1977 aged 64.