Norman Wisdom

#44799
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
4, 1915
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 4, 2010 (95)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1915
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 4, 2010 (95)

About

English actor who gained fame for the Norman Pitkin series of comedy films he made between 1953 and 1966. Later in his career, he appeared in Last of the Summer Wine and Coronation Street.

Before Fame

He worked in a communications centre for the British Army during World War II.

Trivia

He won a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer in Film for his 1953 comedy, Trouble In Store.

Family Life

He was married to dancer Freda Isobel Simpson from 1947 to 1969.

Associated With

Charlie Chaplin once called him his favorite clown.