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Jack Wild

Jack Wild, 1970
Born (1952-09-30)30 September 1952
Royton, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 1 March 2006(2006-03-01) (aged 53)
Tebworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Cause of death Cancer
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1964–2005
Spouse(s) Gaynor Jones (1976–1985)
Claire Harding (2005–2006 his death)

At an age when most youngsters are preparing for their GCSEs, I was suddenly a jet-setter, briefly the toast of Hollywood and London's West End. My immature wishes and naive opinions were treated with respect.
Jack Wild
My lifestyle had made me a walking time bomb.
Until I was diagnosed with mouth cancer, I'd never heard of it.
It's very hard not to let fame affect you because you are continually being told how good you are. After a while you begin to think there must be some truth in it because all those people can't be wrong.
Jack Wild
I guess I'll go to my grave as the Dodger, but at least I've made my mark on show-business history.
Jack Wild
I'd definitely be up for 'EastEnders.' Just the same as I would if 'Coronation Street' was offered. Either way, it would be like going back to my roots.
Jack Wild
There is no buzz like performing for a live audience.
I look at what I've gone through in my career and I really shouldn't be talking to you now. I should be dead ten times over.
Jack Wild
I'm thought of as a celebrity. Everything I've ever done… has been for children. As long as I was working constantly, that was fine, because, although I don't have any children, I do relate better to them than adults.
Jack Wild