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Frankie Howerd (1917–1992)

Francis Alick Howerd, who grew up to become popular British comedian Frankie Howerd, was born in 1917 and first set foot on stage at age 4. A Sunday school teacher as a teen, his father, who died in 1934, had been an Army man for most of his life. Not long after Frankie was invited to audition for RADA. His audition was poor and from then on he ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in London, England, UK

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 1993 Then Churchill Said to Me (TV Series)
Pvt. Percy Potts / Pvt. Percy Potter / Gen. Fearless Freddy Hollocks
- Goose Has Landed (1993) ... Pvt. Percy Potts
- Blow Out (1993) ... Pvt. Percy Potter / Gen. Fearless Freddy Hollocks
- Those Who Loot We Shoot (1993) ... Pvt. Percy Potts
- Nanny by Searchlight (1993) ... Pvt. Percy Potts
- A Mole in the Hole (1993) ... Pvt. Percy Potts
 1991 Further Up Pompeii (TV Movie)
Lurcio
 1991 The Craig Ferguson Story (TV Movie)
The God of Comedy
 1989 All Change (TV Series)
Uncle Bob
- The Bosom of the Family (1989) ... Uncle Bob
 1987 Superfrank! (TV Movie)
 1986 The Blunders (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1982 Trial by Jury (TV Short)
The Learned Judge
 1981 Frankie Howerd Strikes Again (TV Series)
 1980 Comedy Tonight (TV Movie) (sketch 'Budgerigar')
 1980 Frankie Howerd Reveals All (TV Movie)
 1980 Summer Royal (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
 1979 The Plank (TV Short)
Photographer
 1979 Just So Stories (TV Series) (voice)
 1976 The Howerd Confessions (TV Series)
Frankie
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Frankie
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... Frankie
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Frankie
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Frankie
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Frankie
 1976 Up the Convicts (TV Series)
Jeremiah Shirk
 1976 The Frankie Howerd Show (TV Series)
Frankie
 1975 A Touch of the Casanovas (TV Movie)
Francesco
 1975 Tittertime (TV Movie)
General Von Vintel and other characters
 1975 Further Up Pompeii! (TV Movie)
Lurcio
 1963-1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Lurcio / Norman Fox
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... Lurcio
- Have You Read This Notice? (1963) ... Norman Fox
 1974 History of England (TV Movie)
 1973 The Generation Game (TV Series)
Baron Stoneybroke
- Episode #2.17 (1973) ... Baron Stoneybroke
 1971 Frankie Howerd's Hour (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1971)
- Episode #1.1 (1971)
 1970 Cucumber Castle (TV Movie)
Dying King
 1968 Howerd's Hour (TV Movie)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
 1966 The Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
 1964-1966 Frankie Howerd (TV Series)
Francis Howerd
- Episode #2.6 (1966) ... Francis Howerd
- Episode #2.5 (1966) ... Francis Howerd
- Episode #2.4 (1966) ... Francis Howerd
- Episode #2.3 (1966) ... Francis Howerd
- Episode #2.2 (1966) ... Francis Howerd
 1964 A Last Word on the Election (TV Short)
 1959 Mother Goose (TV Movie)
Mother Goose
 1959 After Hours (TV Series)
- Episode #2.11 (1959)
 1959 Frankly Howerd (TV Series)
Francis
- Episode dated 29 May 1959 (1959) ... Francis
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Francis
 1958-1959 Frankie Howerd in... (TV Mini-Series)
 1957 The Howerd Crowd (TV Movie)
 1953 Nuts in May (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Godfrey, Joyce Redman, and Judi Dench in the cast. Michael Benthall was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Frankie Howerd O.B.E. | Ronnie Ordex

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Ray Milland] This enormously famous star is so self-effacingly modest, he's an object lesson for the rest of us in show business.

Trivia:

Died just before he was to begin filming his third "Carry On..." movie, Carry on Columbus (1992). See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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