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Jimmy Tarbuck


Jimmy's father was a bookmaker and Jimmy started off training as an apprentice ladies hairdresser. Changing to comedy his new career took off in October 1963 when he made his television debut in 'Comedy Bandbox' Seven months after turning professional he was spotted by Val Parnel who gave him a spot on 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium. A keen... See full bio »

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Known For

London Affair Norman Vaughan!!!
(1970)
The Plank Barman
(1967)
Comedy Playhouse Nick, son of Lucifer
(1967)
Cinderella Buttons
(1969)

Filmography

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 2001 Linda Green (TV Series)
Uncle Vic
- Two Dads (2001) ... Uncle Vic
 2000 Life's a Pitch (TV Movie)
Sports show presenter
 1996 Brazen Hussies (TV Movie)
Mr. Belafonte
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
McKenna
- Teed Off (1993) ... McKenna
 1970 London Affair
Norman Vaughan!!!
 1969 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Buttons
 1967 The Plank
Barman
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Nick, son of Lucifer
- To Lucifer: A Son (1967) ... Nick, son of Lucifer
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Show Show Self (140 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think personally four people changed music: Bing Crosby, then into Sinatra (Frank Sinatra), then into Elvis (Elvis Presley) and then into The Beatles. Totally changed it for good.

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1994 Queen's New Year Honours List for his services to charity. See more »

Trademark:

Gap-toothed grin

Nickname:

Tarby

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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