He was an Australian television and film performer who was most known as The King of Australian television.
His parents were young and poor and they divorced before WWII, which left him to be cared for by his grandmother.
He hosted the Graham Kennedy Show which ran in the 1970s.
After the divorce of his parents he swore he would never marry, and died at age seventy-one from pneumonia at Kenilworth Nursing Home; he was unmarried.
He was awarded a Hall of Fame Logie Award in 1998 in which Bert Newton accepted on his behalf.