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Eric Morecambe (1926–1984)


Eric Morecambe was born on May 14, 1926 in Buxton Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, England as John Eric Bartholomew. He was a writer and actor, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Night Train to Murder (1984) and The Intelligence Men (1965). He was married to Joan Morecambe. He died on May 28, 1984 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. See full bio »

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(1968-1977)
(1984)
The Intelligence Men Eric Morecambe
(1965)
The Magnificent Two Eric / Fernando Torres
(1967)

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 1984 Night Train to Murder (TV Movie) (written by)
 1978-1981 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (additional material - 10 episodes)
- 1981 Christmas Show (1981) ... (additional material)
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (additional material)
 1972-1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (additional material - 19 episodes)
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... (additional material)
- 1976 Christmas Show (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.6 (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.5 (1976) ... (additional material)
- Episode #9.4 (1976) ... (additional material)
Show Show Actor (10 credits)
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Show Show Self (44 credits)
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Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Morecambe | Eric Morecambe OBE | Morecambe & Wise | Morecambe and Wise | Morecombe and Wise

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[1977 Radio Times Christmas issue] We've always admired Abbott and Costello. They were the double act of the time. See more »

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His sudden death, along with Tommy Cooper's, inspired Ronnie Barker to retire at the age of 59 rather than work himself into an early grave. See more »

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