Reference Entry

Askey, Arthur Bowden (1900-1982), actor and entertainer

Richard Murdoch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Askey, Arthur Bowden (1900-1982), actor and entertainer, was born on 6 June 1900 at 29 Moses Street, Liverpool, the elder child and only son of Samuel Askey (d. 1958), secretary of the firm Sugar Products of Liverpool, and his wife, Betsy Bowden (d. 1949), of Knutsford, Cheshire. Six months after ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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