Harry Secombe

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Birthday
8, 1921
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Apr 11, 2001 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1921
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Apr 11, 2001 (79)

About

Popular comedian who played Neddie Seagoon on the radio comedy show The Goon Show. He also appeared in musicals like The Four Musketeers and Pickwick.

Before Fame

He served in the Royal Artillery during World War II.

Trivia

He gained a new following later in life as the presenter of religiously-themed TV shows like Songs of Praise and Stars on Sunday.

Family Life

He was married to Myra Atherton from 1948 until his death in 2001.

Associated With

He and Peter Sellers co-wrote the initial script for the show that would eventually become The Goon Show.