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Ronald Frankau
Birth: Feb. 22, 1894
Death: Sep. 11, 1951

Actor. Born in London, England, he began his career performing at the London Cabaret and serving in the British Army in World War I, made his way to radio and films. In the 1920s, he started broadcasting catchy jokes on the BBC Radio which led him to record a number of skits on the Parlophone label such as "Winnie the Worm" and "Everyone's Got Sex Appeal For Someone", which sold over 100,000 records in 1932. In 1934, he paired up with comedian Tommy Handley and had the successful comic radio show, "Mr. Murgatroyd and Mr. Winterbottom". For feature films, he made his big screen debut in "Let's Love and Laugh" (1931). His other film credits included "The Other Mrs. Phipps" (1932), "His Brother's Keeper" (1939), "Much Too Shy" (1942), "What Do We Do Now?" (1945) and "Dual Alibi" (1947). He also published a children's book "Oh, Dear, Dear" (1929), plus "Crazy Omnibus" (1933) and "Diversion" (1940). He died at age 57 in Eastbourne, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Hampstead Cemetery
Hampstead
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
 
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Record added: Sep 20, 2002
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Ronald Frankau
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