STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 334 this week

Bob Monkhouse (1928–2003)


One of British TV's most popular performers with a career that spanned over four decades, funny-man Bob Monkhouse started off as a radio broadcaster (1947) and stand-up comic. He earned success early on as a gag writer, partnering with Denis Goodwin. In 1953, the duo won their own TV show called Fast and Loose (1954), which was sketch-comedy based.... See full bio »

IMDb's Guide to Tribeca

Find out what's happening at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Check out what's screening, photos from the event, and more.

Get more Tribeca

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 983 people
created 22 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1958 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 33 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 1958 people
created 10 Sep 2016
 
a list of 38 people
created 11 Jul 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bob Monkhouse's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Carry On Sergeant
Carry On Sergeant Charlie Sage
(1958)
Dentist in the Chair
(1960)
The Big Noise
The Big Noise Writer
(1964)
Dentist on the Job
(1961)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (22 credits)
 2003 Behind the Laughter (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 October 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 13 October 2003 (2003) ... (writer)
 2003 Bob Hope at 100 (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Bob Monkhouse: Over the Limit (TV Special documentary)
 1997 What a Performance! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Camp (1997) ... (written by)
 1995-1996 Bob Monkhouse on the Spot (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... (writer)
 1994 An Audience with Bob Monkhouse (TV Special documentary) (uncredited)
 1994 Bob Monkhouse Exposes Himself (Video) (uncredited)
 1978 Bonkers! (TV Series) (writer)
 1977 Marti (TV Series) (sketch - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (sketch)
 1977 I'm Bob, He's Dickie (TV Series)
 1974 The Golden Shot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 Saturday Variety (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 The Bob Monkhouse Show (TV Series)
 1965 Mad Movies (TV Series) (creator - 17 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (1965) ... (creator)
 1964 The Big Noise (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (creator)
- The Ledge (1964) ... (creator)
 1961 Dentist on the Job (additional sequences)
 1960 Dentist in the Chair (additional scenes)
 1957-1958 My Pal Bob (TV Series) (script - 10 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1958) ... (script)
- Episode #2.5 (1958) ... (script)
- Episode #2.4 (1958) ... (script)
- Episode #2.3 (1958) ... (script)
- Episode #2.2 (1958) ... (script)
 1957 Early to Braden (TV Series)
 1954-1955 Fast and Loose (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #2.5 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.1 (1955) ... (writer)
 1954 The Pat Kirkwood Show (TV Mini-Series) (script - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1954) ... (script)
- Episode #1.1 (1954) ... (script)
Show Show Actor (30 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (120 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (33 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Posthumous TV advert (by means of old footage, CGI and a lookalike actor) for research into prostate cancer which was the cause of his death. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Monkhouse OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I said I was going to become a comedian, they all laughed. Well, they're not laughing now. See more »

Trivia:

A skilled cartoonist, he would do caricatures of co-workers. See more »

Nickname:

The thief of bad gags.

Star Sign:

Gemini

Contribute to This Page