Frank Carson

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Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Death Date
Feb 22, 2012 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Death Date
Feb 22, 2012 (85)

About

Remembered for his work on such 1970s United Kingdom children's and comedy television programs as Today Is Saturday Watch And Smile (also known as Tiswas) and The Comedians, he also appeared on a popular BBC variety show called The Good Old Days.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he acted in comedic Irish television shows and performed in England as a stand-up comic.

Trivia

He was a three-time champion of a Hughie Green-hosted television comedy talent competition called Opportunity Knocks.

Family Life

He grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in a Catholic family of Italian heritage. He and his wife, Ruth, raised two sons and one daughter.

Associated With

He was featured in 1985 on the Eamonn Andrews-hosted television series This Is Your Life.