Eric Morecambe

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Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 28, 1984 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 28, 1984 (58)

About

British comedian most known for "Morecambe and Wise," the comedy act he shared with Ernie Wise. The duo co-starred together on the television series The Morecambe & Wise Show.

Before Fame

He served during World War II in the British Merchant Marine before starting his career.

Trivia

His birth name was John Eric Bartholomew; his stage surname was actually the name of the seaside town in which he grew up.

Family Life

He was once married to Joan Bartlett. The couple had three children.

Associated With

He and his comedy partner Ernie Wise appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the 1960s.

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