Fyffe, Will

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Fyffe, Will Gender: M
Fyffe, William
born on 16 February 1885 at 03:40 (= 03:40 AM )
Place Dundee, Scotland, 56n28, 3w0
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°41' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 09°57 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 11°47'

Will Fyffe (entertaining men of the RAF Regiment in the open air at Hammamet, Tunisia, during his tour of North Africa)


Scottish comedian, actor and singer, on stage since 1895 as a boy of 10. By 1910, he was playing Polonius in "Hamlet." Fyffe wrote sketches for Harry Lauder, but after being rejected, performed them himself. Popular in the music halls of London since 1916, he reached the top at the Palladium by 1921 and gave four Royal Variety Performances from 1922. Fyffe's film debut began in 1930.

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  • Work : New Job 1895 (Stage debut)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1910 (Played Polonius in Hamlet)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1916 at 12:00 midnight in London, England (Began performing in London)
  • Work : Gain social status 1921 at 12:00 midnight in London, England (Top billing at the Palladium)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1922 (Appeared at the Royal Variety)
  • Work : New Job 1930 (Film debut)

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard for B.C., British Entertainers, 1997. The date of birth, practically illegible on the BC, was incorrectly presented in prior Scottish Birth Data as February 15 and given as such in Steinbrecher's Collection. Clifford confirms the 16th Feb.


  • Lifestyle : Work : Start young less than 16 (From age 10)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theatre)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Noted stage performances)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Some sketches initially)