Born on 12th of May 1924
Died on 24th of June 1968
Born 1924. Died 1968 Sydney, Australia - English comedian.
A much loved comedian, best known for his radio series Hancock’s Half Hour (1954) utilising his comic persona as a pompous misfit. The series was brought to television (1956-61) with huge success, featuring fellow comedians such as Sid James, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams. Suffered from depression and tragically committed suicide
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