Morecambe, Eric

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Eric Morecambe
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Name
Morecambe, Eric Gender: M
born on 14 May 1926 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Morecambe, England, 54n04, 2w53
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 22°54' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 23°57 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°47'



Biography

British comedian of over 40 years with partner Ernie Wise until his death on 5/28/1984. A book was published in 1998 about the great comic partnership of Morecambe and Wise. They first met when they attended the same audition in the spring 1939 and first played on the same show in 1940 in "Youth Takes a Bow." Their TV debut was not that successful, BBC on 4/21/1954; however, by their Christmas show on 12/25/1977, they had almost 29 million people viewers.

Ernie Wise traveled to the U.S. for critical heart surgery and was very ill in early 1999. Wise died on March 21, 1999 in a hospital in Wexham, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Wise, Ernie (born 27 November 1925)

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 28 May 1984 (Age 58 (+ two weeks))
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  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship 1939 (Start of business/friendship with Ernis Wise, over 40 years)
  • Work : New Career 1940 (Appeared on "Youth Takes a Bow")
  • Work : Begin Major Project 21 April 1954 (Own TV series)
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  • Work : Gain social status 25 December 1977 (Xmas show, 29 million viewers)
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Source Notes

Transit 3/1999 quotes a biography published in 1998

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Over 40-year friendship with Ernie Wise)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV strongest medium)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Guest appearances)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Own show)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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