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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 13 March 1935Petts Wood, London, England, UK
Date of Death 9 August 2015Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK  (complications after a stroke)
Birth NameDavid Gordon Nobbs

Mini Bio (1)

David Nobbs was born on March 13, 1935 in Petts Wood, London, England as David Gordon Nobbs. He is known for his work on The Two Ronnies (1971), The Frost Report (1966) and The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976). He was married to Susan Bray and Mary Jane Blatchford. He died on August 9, 2015 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

Spouse (2)

Susan Bray (4 August 1998 - 9 August 2015) (his death)
Mary Jane Blatchford (November 1968 - 1998) (divorced)

Trivia (2)

He was a Patron of the British Humanist Association and a believer in the ideals of secularism.
British screenwriter and author of twenty novels, as well as satirical sketches. Best known as the creator of Reginald Perrin.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on his disastrous sitcom The Sun Trap (1980)] I could choose my subject and I knew it would be done, and I did choose my subject, which was British residents in Spain, and it was done, and I got the lowest recorded audience for any sitcom in the history of BBC One.
I didn't lose faith. I gained faith. Faith in people. I am proud to describe myself as a humanist.

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