Mike Reid

Mike Reid

Hackney, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 20 Jul 2007 (aged 67)
Marbella, Provincia de Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
Burial Little Easton, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
Plot On right-hand side as you enter churchyard.
Memorial ID 29069563 · View Source
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Actor, Comedian. He is best remembered for playing 'Frank Butcher' in the British Broadcasting Corporation television soap opera, "Eastenders" and hosting the children's television show, "Runaround. Born in Hackney, an East London suburb during World War II, he attended Rowland Hill School, before pursuing a career as a stand-up comedian. He became one of the original stars of "The Comedians", a popular television series of the 1970s. As a comedian, his well-known catchphases included "Turn It In" and "Move Yer Arris." Then in 1987, he joined the cast of the popular BBC television soap "Eastenders" as Frank Butcher, a tenure which would last 18 years. He died in Marbella, Spain from a suspected heart attack.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mike Reid (19 Jan 1940–20 Jul 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29069563, citing St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Little Easton, Uttlesford District, Essex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .