Children: Charlotte, Larry and Adam.
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
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.