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Ken Dodd (I) (1927–2018)


Ken Dodd was born on November 8, 1927 in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England as Kenneth Arthur Dodd. He was a writer, known for Hamlet (1996), The Ken Dodd Laughter Show (1979) and Alice in Wonderland (1999). He was married to Anne Jones. He died on March 11, 2018 in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Merseyside, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Hamlet
Hamlet Yorick
(1996)
Alice in Wonderland
(1999)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Tollmaster
(1987)

Filmography

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 2002 Ken Dodd: Another Audience with Ken Dodd (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 1996 Ken Dodd: Live Laughter Tour (Video documentary) (script)
 1994 Ken Dodd: An Audience with Ken Dodd (TV Special documentary) (uncredited)
 1982 Showbiz (TV Series)
 1979 The Ken Dodd Laughter Show (TV Series) (devised by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (devised by)
 1974 World of Laughter (TV Series) (devised by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (devised by)
 1960-1969 The Ken Dodd Show (TV Series) (script - 31 episodes)
- Episode #4.11 (1969) ... (script)
- Episode #4.10 (1967) ... (script)
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.8 (1966) ... (script)
- Episode #4.7 (1966) ... (script)
 1968 Doddy for Christmas (TV Movie) (script)
 1967 Doddy's Music Box (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1967)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the show, "How Tickled I Am!," at the London Palladium in London, England with The Williams Brothers, Stutz Bear Cats, Omar Pasha, and The Diddymen in the cast. Carole Todd was director.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 6 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Sir Ken Dodd | Ken Dodd O.B.E. | Ken Dodd OBE
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Personal Quote:

How tickled I am! See more »

Trivia:

Dodd was renowned for the length of his performances, and during the 1960s he earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records for the world's longest ever joke-telling session: 1,500 jokes in three and a half hours (7.14 jokes per minute), undertaken at a Liverpool theatre, where audiences were observed to enter the show in shifts. See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

Doddy

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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