No photo available. Represent Eric Morecambe? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 7,910 this week

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 »

Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick Tease 'Trolls' at Comic-Con

Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, stars of the new animated movie Trolls, sit down with Kevin Smith on the IMDb yacht at San Diego Comic-Con 2016.

Coming Soon: IMDb Live at Comic-Con With Kevin Smith

Join host Kevin Smith for a wrap-up of Comic-Con 2016 with celebrity guests from Jason Bourne, "The Flash," "Orphan Black," and more. Head over to Twitch Saturday, July 23, at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT for the show.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10 people
created 05 Apr 2012
list image
a list of 10 people
created 03 May 2013
a list of 32 people
created 9 months ago
list image
a list of 6 people
created 7 months ago
a list of 21 people
created 2 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Eric Morecambe's work have you seen?

User Polls

6 wins. See more awards »

Known For

The Morecambe & Wise Show
Two of a Kind
Two of a Kind Himself
The Morecambe & Wise Show
It's Childsplay
It's Childsplay Himself - Presenter


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (3 credits)
 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)
Show Show Actor (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (62 credits)

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


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Together with script writers Syd green and Dick Hills, we worked on the comedy ideas for this series. See more »


Wrote a novel, entitled "Mr. Lonely", and a children's book, "The Reluctant Vampire". See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
The 'Late Great' Eric Morecambe'. alecroberts
Who likes 'That Riviera Touch'? Elgroovio
Crisp bag magic? niceday3
Wine tasting with Eric and Ernie and A J Brown. fernlockwood1
Happy Birthday. AndrewDavidScott76
LOVE varietycomedy
Discuss Eric Morecambe on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page