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Sellers, Peter [real name Richard Henry Sellers] (1925-1980), comedian

Spike Milligan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Sellers, Peter [real name Richard Henry Sellers] (1925-1980), comedian, was born in Portsmouth on 8 September 1925, the only child of William Sellers, a pianist of modest ability, and his wife, Agnes (Peg) Marks, who was one of the Ray Sisters entertainers and the great-granddaughter of Daniel Mendoza the pugilist. ...

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