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Wilfrid Brambell

  • Birth 22 Mar 1912 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Death 18 Jan 1985 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
  • Memorial ID 6898011

Actor. Fondly remembered as Paul McCartney's 'Grandfather' in the landmark Beatles musical "A Hard Day's Night." He made his stage debut as a child, entertaining troops during World War I. He began his professional acting career as an adult at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, and toured with ENSA during World War II. His first appearance on the London stage was in 1950, and had a single appearance on Broadway in 1965. He played character parts in theater and films before achieving fame as "Albert Steptoe" in the long-running "Steptoe and Son" comedy series, which ran from 1964 to 1973. His remains were cremated at the South London Crematorium in Streatham, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London and where scattered beneath Tree 3 on the grounds.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Paul Grant
  • Added: 1 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6898011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilfrid Brambell (22 Mar 1912–18 Jan 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6898011, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.