This is the biography of the late entertainer Roy Castle. For details of the contemporary musician, see Martin Chitty (Roy Castle) Roy Castle OBE (born August 31, 1932 in Scholes, near Holmfirth; died September 2, 1994) was an English dancer, singer, comedian, actor, television presenter and musician. He attended Honley High School. where there is now a building in his name. He was a talented jazz trumpet player.