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Eddie Braben (1930–2013)

Eddie Braben was born on October 31, 1930 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England as Edwin Charles Braben. He was a writer and actor, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Ronnie Corbett's Saturday Special (1977) and Up the Front (1972). He was married to Deirdre. He died on May 21, 2013. See full bio »

Died:

(age 82)

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Known For

(1969-1977)
Up the Front Writer
(1972)
(1978-1980)

Filmography

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 2001 The Best of Morecambe & Wise (Video) (archive footage)
 1999 A Tribute to Morecambe & Wise (Video documentary) (comedy writer)
 1997 Ant and Dec Unzipped (TV Series)
 1994 The Generation Game (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.17 (1994) ... (additional material)
 1992 Take Your Pick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
 1988-1991 Des O'Connor Tonight (TV Series) (special material - 5 episodes)
- Christmas Special (1991) ... (special material)
- Episode #14.6 (1990) ... (special material)
- Episode #14.1 (1990) ... (special material)
- Episode #13.10 (1989) ... (special material)
- Episode #12.3 (1988) ... (special material)
 1985 The Funny Side (TV Series) (script - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (script)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (script)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (script)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (script)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (script)
 1985 And There's More (TV Series) (1987-1988)
 1984 Bring Me Sunshine (TV Special) (script)
 1982 Mike Yarwood in Persons (TV Series)
 1980-1981 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (written by)
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (written by)
 1980-1981 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series) (script - 6 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.2 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.1 (1981) ... (script)
  The Little and Large Show (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 1978 - 1980) (writer - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1979)
- Episode #2.0 (1980) ... (written by)
- Bank Holiday Special (1979) ... (writer)
- 1978 Christmas Special (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (written by)
 1979 The Ronnie Corbett Special (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... (writer)
 1979 Morecambe and Wise at the BBC (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 Seaside Special (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #4.5 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.4 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.1 (1978) ... (writer)
 1977-1978 Ronnie Corbett's Saturday Special (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- Episode #2.5 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.1 (1978) ... (written by)
 1978 The Les Dawson Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer)
 1969-1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (written by - 59 episodes)
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.6 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.5 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.3 (1976) ... (written by)
 1976 Wednesday at 8 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
 1973-1974 Frost's Weekly (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 Up the Front (screenplay)
 1970 A Royal Television Gala Performance (TV Special) (script: Morecambe and Wise)
 1969 Cinderella (TV Movie) (additional comedy material)
 1968 Doddy for Christmas (TV Movie) (script)
 1959-1967 The Ken Dodd Show (TV Series) (script - 33 episodes)
- Episode #4.10 (1967) ... (script)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.8 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.7 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.6 (1966) ... (script)
 1967 Doddy's Music Box (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Monday November 29 to Saturday December 4, 2004) Hamish McColl, Sean Foley and his play, "The Play What I Wrote," was performed at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, Surrey, England with Kim Wall, Clive Hayward and Andy Williams in the cast. Kenneth Branagh was original director. See more »

Spouse:

Deirdre  (his death)  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The real pressure came when I was sat in front of that typewriter with all those blank pages and there was a deadline and there was nothing happening. That's when you realised there were 20 million or 25 million people looking over your shoulder - all saying 'Make me laugh'. [on writing for each year's Morecambe and Wise Christmas special]

Trivia:

He was best known as the third man behind the success of Morecambe & Wise. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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