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Eddie Braben (1930–2013)

Eddie Braben was born on October 31, 1930 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England as Edwin Charles Braben. He was a writer and actor, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Up the Front (1972) and Ant and Dec Unzipped (1997). He was married to Deirdre. He died on May 21, 2013. See full bio »

Died:

(age 82)

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Known For

The Morecambe & Wise Show
(1969-1977)
Up the Front
Up the Front Writer
(1972)
Ant and Dec Unzipped
(1997)
The Les Dawson Show
(1978)

Filmography

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 1997 Ant and Dec Unzipped (TV Series)
 1994 The Generation Game (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.17 (1994) ... (additional material)
 1992 Take Your Pick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
 1985 The Funny Side (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (script)
 1985 And There's More (TV Series) (1987-1988)
 1982 Mike Yarwood in Persons (TV Series)
 1980-1981 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (written by)
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (written by)
 1980-1981 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series) (script - 6 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.2 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.1 (1981) ... (script)
 1979 The Ronnie Corbett Special (TV Series) (writer)
 1978 The Little and Large Show (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (1978) ... (script)
 1978 Seaside Special (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #4.5 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.4 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.1 (1978) ... (writer)
 1978 The Les Dawson Show (TV Series) (writer)
 1969-1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (written by - 58 episodes)
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.6 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.5 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.3 (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 All This and Corbett Too (TV Series)
 1973 Frost's Weekly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... (writer)
 1959-1967 The Ken Dodd Show (TV Series) (script - 33 episodes)
- Episode #4.10 (1967) ... (script)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.8 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.7 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.6 (1966) ... (script)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright (w/Hamish McColl, Sean Foley): "The Play What I Wrote".
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The real pressure came when I was sat in front of that typewriter with all those blank pages and there was a deadline and there was nothing happening. That's when you realised there were 20 million or 25 million people looking over your shoulder - all saying 'Make me laugh'. [on writing for each year's Morecambe and Wise Christmas special]

Trivia:

He was best known as the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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