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Ernie Wise (1925–1999)

Ernie Wise was born on November 27, 1925 in Bramley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Ernest Wiseman. 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 Doreen Blythe. He died on March 21, 1999 in Wexham, Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 (5 credits)
Show Show Self (33 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (50 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Morecambe & Wise | Morecambe and Wise | Morecombe and Wise | Wise

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Theme song was "Bring Me Sunshine"

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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