- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1925-04-22
- Day of Death: 2015-08-05 ( 90 years old )
- Place of Birth: Tooting, South London, England, UK
- Also Known As:
George Edward Cole, OBE (22 April 1925 – 5 August 2015) was an English film and television actor with a career which ran from the 1940s to the first decade of the twenty first century.
Best known in the role of Arthur Daley in the long-running ITV hit drama show ‘Minder’, Cole’s career began in the role of the young evacuee in the wartime thriller ‘Cottage to Let’, alongside long-time friend, Alastair Sim, and went onto to encompass over 40 movies, including the popular St Trinian’s films, and a host of television roles.