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Bud Flanagan (1896–1968)

Bud Flanagan was born on October 14, 1896 in Whitechapel, London, England as Chaim Reuven Weintrop. He was an actor, known for Atonement (2007), Dreaming (1944) and Life Is a Circus (1960). He was married to Ann "Curley" Flanagan. He died on October 20, 1968 in London. See full bio »


(age 72) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Atonement Soundtrack
Dreaming Bud
Life Is a Circus


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 1968-1969 Dad's Army (TV Series)
The Voice of
- Operation Kilt (1969) ... The Voice of (voice)
- The Enemy Within the Gates (1968) ... The Voice of (voice)
- Command Decision (1968) ... The Voice of (voice)
- Museum Piece (1968) ... The Voice of (voice)
- The Man and the Hour (1968) ... The Voice of (voice)
 1967 Before the Fringe (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1967)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
 1965 The Wild Affair
Sergeant Bletch
 1963 Bud (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1963)
- Episode #1.5 (1963)
- Episode #1.4 (1963)
 1957 Together Again (TV Series)
Various characters
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Various characters
 1957 The Music Box (TV Series)
Nick Bottom / Pyramus
 1956 The Gang Show (TV Series)
 1946 Here Comes the Sun
Corona Flanagan
 1944 Dreaming
 1941 Gasbags
 1934 Wild Boy
Dick Smith (Auctioner and Bookmaker)
 1933 They're Off (Short)
 1932 The Bailiffs (Short)
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Other Works:

He performed in the show, "Underneath the Arches," at the Holborn Empire Theatre in Holborn, London, England with Chesney Allen, Lawrence Tiller Girls, Elsie Prince, June Carr, and Irene Crawford in the cast.

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Alternate Names:

Flanagan & Allen | Flanagan and Allen | Flannegan & Allen

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Years after his wartime fame, Bud Flanagan's voice was regularly heard in millions of British homes for over eight years after his death in 1968, as immediately prior to it he had recorded "Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mister Hitler?", the theme song for the long-running sitcom Dad's Army (1968). See more »

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