Arthur Askey

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Birthday
6, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 16, 1982 (82)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 16, 1982 (82)

About

English actor and comedian who gained fame for his catchphrases in films such as Bees in Paradise. He also appeared in the 1941 film, I Thank You, and the 1942 film, King Arthur Was a Gentlemen.

Before Fame

He won an egg and spoon race as a child while attending Liverpool Institute for Boys.

Trivia

He was a member of the Savage Club, a known gentlemen's club in London.

Family Life

He was married to Elizabeth May Swash from 1925 to 1974 and had a daughter.

Associated With

He starred with Peter Graves in the 1944 musical film, Bees in Paradise.

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