|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1937|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1996|
Writer, Cartonist, Actor and lyricist. Born in Chelsea, West London, England. Appeared in many films and BBC-TV quiz shows as either host or panellist. His range encompassed satire, stage, TV, cinema acting and humurous writing. His film credits include; Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines (1965), Monte Carlo Or Bust (1969), The Best House In London (1969), amongst many others. His TV appearances include "That Was The Week That Was" (1964), "Celebrity Squares", including numorous appearances on "Countdown" in the 1980's. "He seemed like G.K.Chesterton, Fred Astaire and Giles all in one",as one of his contempories was once quoted as stating. He died of a heart attack in 19996.
Created by: s.canning
Record added: Jan 09, 2006
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