Ronnie Barker

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Ronnie Barker

Born

9/25/1929, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK

Died

10/3/2005

Birth Name

Ronald William George Barker

Gender

Male

Also Known As

Gerald Wiley, David Huggett, Bob Ferris, Jonathan Cobbald
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Biography

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Family

Wife:'Joy Tubb'

Children: Charlotte, Larry and Adam.

Trivia

Awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire).

Is well-known for his role in the radio comedy series, "The Navy Lark", in which he played various characters.

Although a fine comic actor in his own right,…more

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Ronnie Barker's funeral was celebrated by a representative of the British Humanist Association.

    • Is quoted by David Jason as saying to him during rehearsals 'Aren't we lucky. Here we are both getting paid just to make ourselves laugh!'

    • According to legend, when Barker and co-host Corbett were presenting the BAFTAS, a technical hitch occurred. They covered so well that producers offered them their own show. In 1971, they signed contracts with the BBC to record a series of shows called The Two Ronnies.

    • Ronnie Barker dies:
      Ronnie Barker died on 3rd October 2005, aged 76, after a long period of heart trouble.

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  • The greatist comeidian thats ever lived.

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    We all knew the man named Ronnie Barker was a brilliant comidian that was funny in every way and this one man was brilliant in every way. There are so many funny things to choose from that he did. Most popular of corse was Four Candles/Fork Handles sketch that none can forget. We shall remember him as the comidien that he was.
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