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Secombe, Sir Harry Donald (1921–2001), entertainer

Dennis Barker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2009 |
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75800

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Secombe, Sir Harry Donald (1921–2001), entertainer, was born in Swansea on 8 September 1921, the younger son and third of four children of Frederick Ernest Secombe, a commercial traveller for the wholesale grocery firm Walters and Batchelors and an amateur cartoonist, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Performing Arts ; Radio ; Voice ; Film ; Television

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