He acted in Ray Cooney's play, "Run For Your Wife!," at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Patrick Mower, John Quayle, Aimi Macdonald, Leslie Lawton, and Una Stubbs in the cast.
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Morecambe & Wise | Morecambe and Wise | Morecombe and Wise | Wise
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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We took the whole thing far too seriously. After all, those were early days in television.
Professional debut in 1939 at the Prince's Theatre in London, in the stage production of the BBC radio program 'Band Waggon', starring bandleader Jack Hylton (who also appeared in the film version in 1940). It was Hylton, who changed Ernie's stage name from Wiseman to Wise. Around this time, Ernie was briefly touted as Britain's answer to Mickey Rooney.
Theme song was "Bring Me Sunshine"