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Bernard Cribbins

Actor

Born - 29 December 1928, Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died - 28 July 2022

Long-faced. curly-haired British leading character player, a stalwart of UK comedies in the 1960s, a period when he almost became a star - and made some very popular (top 10) recordings of such novelty songs as Right Said Fred and Hole in the Ground. His distinctive, friendly voice, adaptable to all kinds of timbres and accents, made him a favourite storyteller on radio and TV in the 1970s and beyond. Film appearances were too few, but included those in Davy (1956), Yangtse Incident (1957), Dunkirk (1958), Tommy the Toreador (1959), Two Way Stretch (1960), Nothing Barred (1961), The Wrong Arm of the Law (1962), The Mouse on the Moon (1963), Carry On Jack (1963), Carry On Spying (1964), She (1965), You Must Be Joking! (1965), Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150AD (1966), Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1967), The Undertakers (1969), The Railway Children (1970), Frenzy (1972), Night Ferry (1976), The Water Babies (1978), Carry On Columbus (1992), Blackball (2003), Run for Your Wife (2012), The Bed-Sitting Room (2016) and Patrick the Pug (2018), his last. Gillian, his wife of 66 years, died in 2021.