(June 2007) Posthumous TV advert (by means of old footage, CGI and a lookalike actor) for research into prostate cancer which was the cause of his death.
2 Print Biographies
1 Magazine Cover Photo
Bob Monkhouse OBE
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Next Thursday at the polls, it won't just be Bob it'll be Britain saying
. And if we put Maggie (Margaret Thatcher
) back in for the third time we'll all be winners. (During the 1987 general election campaign)
Two of his three children had predeceased him. His son Gary, who had cerebral palsy, died in 1992. His other son, Simon, died in a Bangkok hotel room from a heroin overdose in 2001. Father and son had been estranged for almost a decade.