Bernard Manning

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Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 18, 2007 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 18, 2007 (76)

About

English comedian and club owner who appeared on the Granada comedy show, The Comedians, in 1971 and was involved in The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club in 1974. He was best known for his controversial material about ethnic stereotype and minorities and because of this he was rarely seen on television.

Before Fame

He left school at age 14 and worked for his father's green grocery business before joining the British Army to work with the National Service.

Trivia

He was a lifelong Manchester City supporter and was the subject of This Is Your Life in November 1991.

Family Life

He was married to Veronica Finneran from 1956 until her death in 1986 and he had a son named Bernard Jr.

Associated With

He performed with Dean Martin in Las Vegas.

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