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Danny La Rue (1927–2009)

Danny La Rue was born on July 26, 1927 in County Cork, Irish Free State as Daniel Patrick Carroll. He was an actor, known for Our Miss Fred (1972), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He died on May 31, 2009 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. See full bio »

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Our Miss Fred
Our Miss Fred Fred Wimbush
BBC Play of the Month
BBC Play of the Month Lord Fancourt Babberley
ITV Play of the Week
ITV Play of the Week Queen of Hearts


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 1986 Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (TV Movie)
 1977 Come Spy with Me (TV Movie)
 1973 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Queen of Hearts
- Queen of Hearts (1973) ... Queen of Hearts
 1972 Our Miss Fred
Fred Wimbush
 1969 The Coward Revue (TV Movie)
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lord Fancourt Babberley
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... Lord Fancourt Babberley
 1964 Seaside Swingers (uncredited)
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He performed in his show, "The Danny La Rue Show," at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England with Mike Goddard, Los Diablos Del Bombo, David Ellen, Clovissa Newcombe, Johnny Hart, Jenny Layland, and Jimmy Hunt in the cast. Freddie Carpenter was director. See more »

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He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to charity and entertainment. See more »


He is known as the Drag Queen

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