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Eric Morecambe (1926–1984)

Eric Morecambe was born on May 14, 1926 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England as John Eric Bartholomew. He was a writer and actor, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Two of a Kind (1961) and The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978). He was married to Joan Morecambe. He died on May 28, 1984 in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1983 Night Train to Murder (writer)
 1978-1981 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (additional material - 10 episodes)
- 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (additional material)
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (additional material)
 1972-1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (additional material - 19 episodes)
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... (additional material)
- 1976 Christmas Show (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.6 (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.5 (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (additional material)
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Show Show Self (33 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (58 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Morecambe | Eric Morecambe OBE | Morecambe & Wise | Morecambe and Wise | Morecombe and Wise

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always take my wife morning tea in my pajamas, but is she grateful? No, she says she'd rather have it in a cup. See more »

Trivia:

Made his professional debut in 1939 in a touring show at the age of thirteen, having won a talent competition over 100 other contestants. There, he first met Ernie Wise. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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