Paul Shane (George Frederick Speight; 19 June 1940 – 16 May 2013) was an English comedian and actor, best known for his television work such as playing the part of Ted Bovis in Hi-de-Hi!, a sitcom broadcast on the BBC in the mid 1980s.
Shane was born on 19 June 1940 in Thrybergh, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was married to Dory Shane until her death in 2001. They had three children. Shane died on 16 May 2013 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England from an illness, aged 72.
- "Hi-de-Hi! actor Paul Shane dies". BBC News. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2013.