Willie Rushton

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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 11, 1996 (59)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 11, 1996 (59)

About

Twentieth-century British cartoonist, satirical writer, actor, and comedian. He appeared on the satirical BBC series That Was the Week That Was (TW3) and started the satire magazine Private Eye.

Before Fame

During his time at the Shrewsbury School, he contributed cartoons to the school's literary publication and to a satirical magazine called The Wallopian.

Trivia

For more than two decades, he served on the panel of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, a popular BBC 4 quiz show.

Family Life

He grew up in London, England. He married Arlene Dorgan in 1968.

Associated With

He and comedian Barry Cryer toured throughout the United Kingdom, performing a comic theatrical piece called Two old Farts in the Night.