Little, Syd

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Little, Syd Gender: M
Mead, Syd
born on 19 December 1942 at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Blackpool, England, 53n50, 3w03
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 26°28' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°39 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 00°59'


British TV series comedian who played in partnership with Eddie Large. The pair began in 1962 under their real names of McGinnis and Mead and won "Opportunity Knocks" in 1971. Their hugely popular TV series began in 1962 with Syd portraying the intelligent straight man to Eddie's daft loud-mouth. Little originally started in the field of interior design and painter before deciding to entertain with his guitar at local clubs.

His son was a victim of heroin overdose in January 1995.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Large, Eddie (born 25 June 1941)


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1962 (Paired with Eddie Large, popular TV series)
  • Work : Prize 1971 (Won "Opportunity Knocks")

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes him, given in British Entertainers, Flare Publications 1997


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Opportunity Knocks)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids -Traumatic event (Son died of drug OD)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Worked with Eddie Large)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Painting, interior design, initially)
  • Traits : Personality : Humorous, Witty