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Buddy (Leonard) Hackett MP (1924 - 2003)

Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor.[1] Notable roles he portrayed include Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man and Tennessee...

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Tina Fey MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1998–2006), the ...

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George Albert Jessel MP (1898 - 1981)

Academy Award-winning movie producer George Jessel was a multitalented comedic entertainer, achieving a level of recognition that transcended his limited roles in movies. He was widely known by his nic...

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Don Rickles MP

Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (born May 8, 1926)[4] is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Rickles has acted in comedic and dramatic roles...

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Jack Paar (1919 - 2004)

Jack Harold Paar (May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004) was an American author, radio and television comedian and talk show host, best known for his stint as host of The Tonight Show from 1957 to 19...

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Michael Keaton MP

Michael John Douglas (born September 5, 1951), better known by his stage name Michael Keaton , is an American actor, comedian, producer, and director. Quirky, inventive and handsome American actor Mi...

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Anne Stiller MP

Anne Meara (born September 20, 1929) is an American actress and comedian. She and Jerry Stiller were a prominent 1960s comedy team, appearing as Stiller and Meara, and are the parents of actor/comedian...

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Jerry Stiller MP

Gerald Isaac "Jerry" Stiller (born June 8, 1927) is an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife Anne Meara. Stiller and Meara are the parent...

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Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

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Mary Livingstone (1905 - 1983)

Mary Livingstone (born Sadie Marks, June 23, 1905 – June 30, 1983), was an American radio comedienne and actress. She was the wife and radio partner of comedy great Jack Benny. Enlisted almost...

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Uncle Dave Macon MP (1870 - 1952)

Uncle Dave Macon (October 7, 1870–March 22, 1952), born David Harrison Macon—also known as "The Dixie Dewdrop"—was an American banjo player, singer, songwriter, and comedian. Kno...

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Anthony Jeselnik MP

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Amy Sedaris MP

Amy Louise Sedaris (born March 29, 1961) is an American actress, author, and comedian. She is known for playing Jerri Blank in the Comedy Central television series Strangers with Candy. She regularly c...

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Harry "Parkyakarkus" Einstein MP (1904 - 1958)

Harry Einstein (May 6, 1904 – November 23, 1958) was an American comedian and writer, usually known by the name Harry Einstein but was variously credited as Harry Einstein, Parkyakarkus and Ni...

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Albert Brooks MP

Albert Lawrence Brooks (born Albert Lawrence Einstein; July 22, 1947) is an American actor, voice actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1987 for his role i...

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Red Skelton MP (1913 - 1997)

A vaudeville and burlesque performer who worked his way up from the bottom of the rung clubs and show boats to play the Paramount Theatre in NYC, Red Skelton entered films in 1938 and went on to appear...

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John Waters, cult film director MP

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950's, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he...

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Amy Schumer MP

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is the star of the comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which premiered on Comedy Central on April 30, 2013....

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Aisha Tyler MP

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Daniel Tosh MP

Daniel Dwight Tosh (born May 29, 1975) is an American stand-up comedian and host of the Comedy Central television show, Tosh.0.

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Zach Knight Galifianakis MP

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Steve Allen MP (1921 - 2000)

Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got hi...

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Bill Hader MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Bill Hader is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer and writer. He is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live , his lead voice role in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatb...

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Aaron Yonda MP

Aaron M. Yonda (born January 19, 1973) is an American comedian, writer, actor, and director. He is best-known for his role as Chad Vader in the web serial Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager , which he also ...

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Betty White MP

Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, singer, author, and television personality. With a career spanning seven decades, she is bes...

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George Denis Patrick Carlin (1937 - 2008)

George Denis Patrick Carlin was born in Manhattan, New York.[5][6] He was the younger son of now defunt new york sun advertising manager Patrick Carlin (1888–1945) and secretary Mary Beary (born...

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Sarah Jane King MP

Sarah Millican (née King; born 29 May 1975) is an English stand-up comedienne and writer. Millican won the if.comedy award for Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In February ...

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Bill Cosby MP

An entertainer for many decades, Bill Cosby has starred in live performances and films, recorded albums, written books, and created television shows. His long-running, hugely popular The Cosby Show w...

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Nick Offerman MP

Nick Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, in which he received t...

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Tom Kenny MP

Thomas James "Tom" Kenny (born July 13, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is best known for his long-running role as SpongeBob from the SpongeBob SquarePants series. Kenny has also v...

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Eddie Cantor MP (1892 - 1964)

Eddie Cantor (31 January 1892 (exact date unknown) – October 10, 1964), born Edward Israel Iskowitz, was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor and songwriter....

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Jerry Lewis MP (1926 - 2010)

Often reviled in his native United States but worshipped as a genius throughout much of Europe and especially France, Jerry Lewis took slapstick comedy to new realms of absurdity and outrageousness. Or...

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Henny Youngman MP (1906 - 1998)

Henry "Henny" Youngman (original Russian surname Yungman;[1] 16 March 1906 – 24 February 1998) was a British-born American comedian and violinist famous for "one-liners", short, simple jokes u...

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Jimmy Kimmel MP

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American comedian, voice actor, actor, screenwriter, producer, musician, television host, and radio personality. He is the host and creator...

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Judd Apatow MP

Judd Apatow (born December 6, 1967) is an American film producer, director, comedian, actor, and screenwriter. Best known for his work in comedy films, he is the founder of Apatow Productions and also ...

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Stephen Colbert MP

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced /koʊlˈbɛər/; born /ˈkoʊlbərt/ on May 13, 1964) is an Emmy-, Grammy-, and Peabody award-winning American political sat...

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Jason Jones MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Jason Jones (born June 3, 1973) is a Canadian actor and comedian best known as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Links Wikipedia , biography , iMdb

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Samantha Bee MP

Samantha Bee (born October 25, 1969) is a Canadian comedic actress and author best known as a cast member on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee was born in Toronto, Ontario. Bee said of her family,...

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John Oliver MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is a British comedian, political satirist and actor. He is best known in America for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the satirical comedy podcas...

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Morgan Spurlock MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super S...

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Sid Caesar MP (1922 - 2014)

Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television’s first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday 12 February 2014...

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Mike Nichols MP (1931 - 2014)

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931) is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian. See more:

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Debbie Reynolds MP

Entertainer Debbie Reynolds embodied the cheerful bounce and youthful innocence of the post World War II era, buoying the genre's good-natured hokum with her sincere charm and energy. One of a long lin...

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Cliff Arquette (1905 - 1974)

Actor and comedian Cliff Arquette rose to fame playing the character "Charley Weaver." For his contribution to radio, Arquette was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6720 Hollywood Bl...

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Larry David MP

Lawrence Gene "Larry" David (born July 2, 1947) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld , of the television series Seinfeld , and was...

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Phyllis Diller MP (1917 - 2012)

Recognizable by her trademark laugh, American actress and comedienne Phyllis Diller created a stage persona of a wild-haired, eccentrically dressed housewife who makes self-deprecating jokes about her ...

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Joe E. Lewis MP (1902 - 1971)

"Money doesn't buy happiness but it calms the nerves." From iMdb Actor Joe E. Lewis (born Joseph Klewan) was the vitim of a botched mob hit in 1927, after refusing a request by Jack "Machine Gun" M...

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George Samuel O'Hanlon MP (1912 - 1989)

George O'Hanlon, a famous actor and radio personality, known to the older generation as Joe McDoakes and to the younger generation as the voice of George Jetson on the Jetsons TV series. George Samue...

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Red Buttons MP (1919 - 2006)

Red Buttons (born Aaron Chwatt; February 5, 1919 – July 13, 2006) was an American comedian and Academy Award winning actor.

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John DiMaggio MP

John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor and comedian, best known for his work as Bender from the television show Futurama .

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Marcia Wallace MP (1942 - 2013)

Marcia Karen Wallace (November 1, 1942 − October 25, 2013) was an American actress, game show panelist, voice actor, and comedian, primarily known for her roles in television situation comedies....

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Chris Elliott MP

Christopher Nash "Chris" Elliott (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for his comedic sketches on Late Night with David Letterman , starring in the cult comed...

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Jô Soares MP

José Eugênio Soares, mais conhecido como Jô Soares (Rio de Janeiro, 16 de janeiro de 1938), é um humorista, apresentador de televisão, escritor, artista plásti...

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Joan Rivers MP (1933 - 2014)

Joan Alexandra Molinsky (born June 8, 1933), better known by her stage name Joan Rivers , is an American television personality, comedian, writer, film director, and actress. She is known for her ribal...

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Bill Maher MP

William "Bill" Maher, Jr. born January 20, 1956, is an American stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator, author, and actor. Before his current role as the host of HBO's Real Time with...

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Jack Benny (1894 - 1974)

Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and also a notable violinist. Widely rec...

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Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)

Fred Allen (born John Florence Sullivan; May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956) was an American comedian whose absurdist, topically pointed radio show (1932–1949) made him one of the most pop...

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George Lovejoy "Doc" Rockwell (1889 - 1978)

George Lovejoy "Doc" Rockwell (1889-1978) was an American vaudeville performer and radio personality. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Rockwell was a fast-talking "nut comic" who developed an ac...

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Jean Gabin MP (1904 - 1976)

Jean Gabin , nom d'artiste de Jean Alexis Gabin Moncorgé1, est un acteur français, chanteur de revue et d'opérette, né le 17 mai 1904 à Paris, qui a grandi à M...

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Yves Montand MP (1921 - 1991)

Ivo Livi dit Yves Montand , est un chanteur et acteur français d'origine italienne. Né le 13 octobre 1921 à Monsummano Terme, en Toscane (Italie), mort le 9 novembre 1991 à ...

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Simone Signoret MP (1921 - 1985)

Simone Signoret (French pronunciation: [simɔn siɲɔˈʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's g...

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Serge Gainsbourg MP (1928 - 1991)

Serge Gainsbourg (Lucien Ginsburg) (né le 2 avril 1928 à Paris - mort le 2 mars 1991 à Paris) est un artiste peintre, auteur-compositeur-interprète, pianiste, scénari...

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Maurice Auguste Chevalier MP (1888 - 1972)

Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, singer, entertainer and a noted Sprechgesang performer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, inc...

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Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (c. October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as the most famous actress the world has ever known. Bernhardt made h...

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Carrot Top MP

Scott Thompson (born February 25, 1965), better known by his stage name Carrot Top , is an American comedian, known for his bright red hair, prop comedy, and self-deprecating humor. Thompson was born...

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Denis Colin Leary MP

He is an Irish-American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is known for his often biting comedic style and his chain smoking. Leary is the star and co-creator of the television show Rescue Me, w...

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Conan O'Brien MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and performer. He is currently the host of Conan , a late-night talk show that airs on the Ame...

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Whoopi Goldberg MP

Whoopi Goldberg (pron.: /ˈhwʊpi/, born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, author and talk show host. G...

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Jonathan Winters MP (1925 - 2013)

Jonathan Harshman Winters III (born November 11, 1925) is an American comedian, actor, and artist. Winters was born in Bellbrook, Ohio, the son of Alice Kilgore (née Rodgers), a radio personal...

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Stanley Victor Freberg MP

Stanley Victor "Stan" Freberg (born August 7, 1926) is an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose caree...

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"Weird Al" Yankovic MP

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, music producer, accordionist, actor, comedian, writer, satirist, and parodist. Yankovic is known for his hum...

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Robin Williams MP (1951 - 2014)

From Wikipedia (English) : Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951, died August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork ...

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Minnie Pearl MP (1912 - 1996)

Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon (October 25, 1912 – March 4, 1996), known professionally as Minnie Pearl, was an American country comedienne who appeared at the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 yea...

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Larry Martin Hagman MP (1931 - 2012)

Larry Martin Hagman (born September 21, 1931) is an American film and television actor, producer and director most widely known for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s primetime television soap opera Dal...

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Doodles Weaver (1911 - 1983)

Winstead Sheffield Weaver (May 11, 1911 – January 17, 1983), who used the professional name Doodles Weaver, was an American actor and comedian on radio, recordings, and television. He was the ...

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David Schwimmer MP

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film who gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the sitcom Friends . Schwimmer wa...

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Miranda Hart MP

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Arthur Askey, CBE MP (1900 - 1982)

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Roy Mitchell Kinnear (1934 - 1988)

British actor.

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Lionel Charles Jeffries (1926 - 2010)

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Richard Hearne, OBE (1908 - 1979)

Hearne was an English actor, comedian, producer and writer. He was famous for his stage and television character "Mr Pastry"

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Martin Alan Feldman MP (1934 - 1982)

Marty Feldman, the writer and comedian, died in Mexico City on December 2 at the age of 49. He was on location with a film company. Feldman, who was born in Canning Town, East London, of a poor Jewis...

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Arthur Lucan (b. - 1954)

Mr. Arthur Towle, known professionally as Arthur Lucan, whose death at the age of 67 was briefly reported in our later editions yesterday, for long delighted large audiences, particularly in Yorkshire ...

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Norman Evans (1901 - 1962)

Mr. Norman Evans, the Lancashire comedian, died yesterday in hospital at Blackpool. He was 61. He began working in a mill when he was 14 and later became a commercial traveller for a textile firm. La...

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Jimmy Nervo (1898 - 1975)

Jimmy Nervo, remembered as a member of the Crazy Gang, died yesterday in a London hospital. He was 78 and had been ill for some time. Nervo - real name James Holloway - was associated with the Gang f...

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Teddy Knox (1896 - 1974)

Teddy Knox, the comedian, has died in a Devon hospital at the age of 78. He was the second half of Nervo and Knox who appeared for over 30 years with the Crazy Gang at the Victoria Palace Theatre, Lo...

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Bud Flanagan, OBE (1896 - 1968)

BUD FLANAGAN, comedian and member of the Crazy Gang died in Kingston, Surrey Hospital yesterday aged 72. He was born Robert Winthrop at Spitalfields, London, and adopted as his stage name that of an ...

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Lupino Lane (1892 - 1959)

Lupino Lane was an English actor and theatre manager, and a member of the famous Lupino family. Lane started out as a child performer, known as 'Little Nipper', and went on to appear in a wide range of...

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Barry Lupino (1882 - 1962)

Mr. Barry Lupino, who died on Tuesday in a Brighton hospital at the age of 78, was one of the best known of pantomime dames. He was a brother of Stanley Lupino and a cousin of Lupino Lane and Wallace L...

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Stanley Lupino (1893 - 1942)

Lupino began his career as an acrobat and made his stage debut in 1913 and first became known as a music hall performer and played in pantomimes at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. In 1920 and 1921 he app...

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Mark Lupino (1889 - 1930)

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Dickie Henderson, OBE (1922 - 1985)

Dickie Henderson, the comedian, died yesterday. He was 62 and had been suffering from cancer. Henderson was born into a theatrical family. His father, Dick Henderson, was a rotund Yorkshire comedian ...

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Edward Earl Gray (Monsewer Eddie Gray) (1898 - 1969)

'Monsewer' Eddie Gray was a stage comedian who performed in Music Halls. He was born on 10 June 1898 in Pimlico, London as Edward Earl Gray. He became a professional juggler, but by the time he was t...

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Alfie Bass (1916 - 1987)

ALFIE BASS: Comedy and pathos on stage and television Alfie Bass, actor, who died yesterday at the age of 66, used his irrepressible Cockney Jewish talent to establish a range of stage and televisi...

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Michael Bentine, CBE (1922 - 1996)

Michael Bentine, CBE, was a British comedian, comic actor and founding member of the Goons. He was Peruvian Briton as a result of his father's nationality. In 1971, Bentine received the Order of Merit ...

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Harry Crane MP (1914 - 1999)

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Hylda Baker (1905 - 1986)

British comedienne, actress and music hall star.

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Lucille Ball MP (1911 - 1989)

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy , ...

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Tom Arnold MP

Thomas Dwaine "Tom" Arnold (born March 6, 1959) is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in many films, perhaps most notably True Lies (1994). He was the host of The Best Damn Sports Show Per...

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