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Date of Birth 31 October 1930Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Date of Death 21 May 2013
Birth NameEdwin Charles Braben

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (1)

Deirdre (? - 21 May 2013) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (2)

He sold his first joke to comedian Charlie Chester for two shillings and sixpence.
He was best known as the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise.

Personal Quotes (1)

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]

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