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 Ned Locke

Ned Locke

Original Name Norbert
Birth
Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Death 4 Feb 1992 (aged 72)
Kimberling City, Stone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Plot Ashes scattered in Table Rock Lake, Kimberling City, Missouri
Memorial ID 20025 · View Source
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Actor. Born Norbert Locke in Red Wing, Minnesota, he was most noted for the role as Ringmaster Ned on the "Bozo's Circus" TV series airing on WGN-Channel 9 Chicago, Illinois, from 1961 until 1976. Before he became a radio and television announcer, he performed in various theater companies. In 1956, he joined WGN-TV Chicago, where he was a weather forecaster and co-starred on the children's TV series "Lunchtime Little Theatre". He also later wrote, produced and starred in the children's program "Paddleboat". Before he retired in 1976, he wrote over 2,500 radio and television shows during the course of his career. He died in Kimberling, Missouri, at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20025
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ned Locke (25 Dec 1919–4 Feb 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20025, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.