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Denis Healey (1917–2015)

Denis Healey was born on August 30, 1917 in Mottingham, Kent, England as Denis Winston Healey. He was an actor, known for The Wizard of Oz (1977), Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985) and Weekend World (1972). He was married to Edna Healey. He died on October 3, 2015 in Alfriston, Sussex, England. See full bio »

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The Wizard of Oz
Weekend World
Weekend World Himself
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He appeared in the revue, "Parliamentary Palace of Varieties," at the St. John's in Smith Square, London, England in the 8th Annual House of Lords and House of Commons Parliamentary Palace of Varieties in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief with Rt. Hon. Kenneth Clarke, Rt. Hon. Margaret Beckett and Baroness Hooper (charwomen); ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lord Denis Healey | Lord Healey | Rt Hon Denis Healey | Lord Healy | Denis Healey MP | Rt Hon Denis Healey MP | Lord Healey of Riddlesden | The Rt. Hon. Denis Healey

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[In 1978, when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer, replying in the House of Commons to a speech in which Geoffrey Howe, the Shadow Chancellor, censured him] "That part of his speech was rather like being savaged by a dead sheep". See more »


Mike Yarwood invented "Silly Billy" as a catchphrase for his impersonation of Healey. Healey adopted it and used it to put down opponents. See more »


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