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Eric Morecambe
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Born in Morecambe, Lancashire
Born on 14th of May 1926
Died in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Died on 28th of May 1984

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Born 1926. Died 1984 - English comedian.

Originally John Eric Bartholomew. Appeared in working menís club at aged of 11. Teamed up with Ernie Wise in 1941 in touring stage show Youth Takes a Bow. Worked in music hall, summer shows, pantomimes, radio, films and television. Best known for The Morecambe and Wise Show (1961-83). Pairís autobiography Eric and Ernie published in 1973.

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Links:
http://www.morecambeandwise.co.uk/ Official web site
http://www.morecambe.co.uk/ericmorecambe.html Biography

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