Keith Harris

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Birthday
21, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 28, 2015 (67)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
21, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 28, 2015 (67)

About

British ventriloquist with puppets named Orville the Duck and Cuddles the Monkey who starred on his own show, The Keith Harris Show, from 1982 to 1990. He released an album called At The End of The Rainbow in 1983 which peaked at #92 on the UK Albums Chart.

Before Fame

He began creating ventriloquism characters as a teenager. He hosted a show called The Black and White Minstrel Show before being given his own show called Cuddles and Company.

Trivia

He had a UK Top 10 single called "Orville's Song."

Family Life

His father owned a chemist shop, and both parents were variety performers.

Associated With

He refused to appear in the second series of the Ricky Gervais television creation Extras.