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Hank B. Marvin

Hank B. Marvin was born on October 28, 1941 in Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, England as Brian Robson Rankin. He is an actor, known for Wonderful to Be Young! (1961), Summer Holiday (1963) and Swingers' Paradise (1964). See full bio »
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 1988 Jean-Michel Jarre Destination Docklands (TV Movie)
Special Guest Guitarist / Musician
 1971 Getaway with Cliff (TV Movie)
Marvin, Welch and Farrar (as Hank Marvin)
 1970-1971 It's Cliff Richard (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (1971)
- Episode #1.11 (1970) ... (as Hank Marvin)
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... (as Hank Marvin)
- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... (as Hank Marvin)
- Episode #1.7 (1970) ... (as Hank Marvin)
 1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Aladdin (1967) ... Washee
 1966 Finders Keepers
One of The Shadows (as The Shadows)
 1964 Rhythm 'n' Greens (Short)
Musician (as The Shadows)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise
Hank (as The Shadows)
 1963 Summer Holiday
Hank (as The Shadows)
 1959 Expresso Bongo
Lead Guitarist in Beat Group (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

The Drifters | Hank Marvin | Welch and Farrar Marvin | Cliff Richard and the Shadows | The Shadows

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Was offered an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to Music. Though honoured to be recommeded for the award, he decided not to accept it for "personal and private reasons". His bandmates from The Shadows, drummer Brian Bennett and rhythm guitarist Bruce Welch, both accepted their OBEs. See more »

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