Sir Norman Wisdom

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Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, OBE

Birthplace: Soho, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: October 04, 2010 (95)
Ballasalla, Isle of Man (Stroke )
Place of Burial: Bride
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Wisdom and Maud Wisdom
Ex-husband of Freda Isobel Wisdom and Doreen Wisdom
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Frederick Thomas Wisdom

Occupation: Comedian, Actor, Singer-songwriter
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Sir Norman Wisdom

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, OBE (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian, and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 featuring his hapless onscreen character Norman Pitkin. Wisdom gained celebrity status in lands as far apart as South America, Iran and many Eastern Bloc countries, particularly in Albania where his films were the only ones by Western actors permitted by dictator Enver Hoxha to be shown. Charlie Chaplin once referred to Wisdom as his "favourite clown".

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Sir Norman Wisdom's Timeline

February 4, 1915
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
October 4, 2010
Age 95
Ballasalla, Isle of Man