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Tripp, William John Charles Spencer [Jack] (1922–2005), comedian and pantomime artist

Jonathan Cecil

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2013 |
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95901

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Tripp, William John Charles Spencer [Jack] (1922–2005), comedian and pantomime artist, was born in Plymouth on 4 February 1922, the only son of William Tripp, baker, and his wife, Lilian. He had two sisters. His family had no theatrical connections, but they loved music hall and attended the ...

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Subjects: Performing Arts ; Theatre

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