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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!!!
The Plank Barman
Cinderella Buttons
Comedy Playhouse Nick, son of Lucifer


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (9 credits)
 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
 1994 Noel's House Party (TV Series)
Special Guest
- Episode #4.8 (1994) ... Special Guest
 1993 The Detectives (TV Series)
- Teed Off (1993) ... McKenna
 1970 London Affair
Norman Vaughan!!!
 1969 Cinderella (TV Movie)
 1967 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Nick, son of Lucifer
- To Lucifer: A Son (1967) ... Nick, son of Lucifer
 1967 The Plank
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Show Show Self (145 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Sharp microwave ovens.

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Pauline Carfoot  (3 children)


Liza Tarbuck

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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.


Friend of the late Harry Secombe. See more »


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