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Sandy Powell (I) (1900–1982)

Sandy Powell was born on January 30, 1900 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England as Albert Arthur Powell. He was an actor and writer, known for I've Got a Horse (1938), Can You Hear Me, Mother? (1935) and It's a Grand Old World (1937). He was married to Kay White, Katie Hughes and Peggy Whitty. He died on June 26, 1982 in England. See full bio »


(age 82) in England, UK

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 1970 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Joe Ridsdale
- Don't Ring Us... We'll Ring You (1970) ... Joe Ridsdale
 1967 Mr. Aitch (TV Series)
 1940 All at Sea
Sandy Skipton
 1939 Home from Home
 1938 I've Got a Horse
 1937 It's a Grand Old World
 1937 Leave It to Me
 1932 The Third String
Ginger Dick
 1931 Sandy the Lost Policeman (Short)
 1930 Sandy the Fireman (Short)
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Sandy Powell's Harmonica Band

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He was one of the first comedians to realise the importance of records and released a whole series of 78s of his sketches that sold in the millions. Rather than take an outright fee he was canny enough to take a penny per disc. See more »


Catchphrase: "Can you hear me, mother ?" See more »

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