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Hancock, Anthony John [Tony] (1924-1968), comedian

Eric C. Midwinter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33680
Hancock, Anthony John [Tony] (1924-1968), comedian


Hancock, Anthony John [Tony] (1924-1968), comedian, was born at Small Heath, Birmingham, on 12 May 1924, the second of the three sons of John Hancock, hotelier, and his wife, Lilian Thomas. He was educated at Durlston Court, Swanage, and Bradfield College, Reading. He spent much of his youth in Bournemouth, ...

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