Eric Sykes


Birthday May 4, 1923

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Jul 4, 2012 (89)

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British comedian, and actor who was known for his radio presence and work in several BBC programs and who starred in the comedy Village of Daughters. He got his start writing for The Goon Show in the 1950's.

Before Fame

He was a leading aircraftman in the Royal Air Force during WWII.


He became deaf and registered as legally blind later in his life.

Family Life

He married Edith Millbrandt in 1956 and together they had three daughters and a son.

Associated With

He helped produce a TV comedy show that starred Peter Sellers.