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Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter

Barry Took.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 876 words.

Feldman, Martin Alan [Marty] (1934–1982), comedian and scriptwriter, was born on 8 July 1934 at University College Hospital, London, the elder of the two children of Myer Feldman, a gown...

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor

John Russell Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film; Television. 1013 words.

John, Errol (1924–1988), playwright and actor, was born on 20 December 1924 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of a professional cricketer, George John, who had toured England in 1923 as a...

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author

Ned Sherrin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 4732 words.

Milligan, Terence Alan [Spike] (1918–2002), comedian and author, was born on 16 April 1918 in Ahmednagar, near Bombay, India, the elder son of Leo Alphonso Milligan (1890–1969), soldier,...

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer

Frances Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Television. 1001 words.

Sykes, Eric (1923–2012), actor, comedian, and writer, was born on 4 May 1923 at 238 Henshaw Street, Oldham, Lancashire, the second son of Vernon Sykes (1900–1975), a cotton mule spinner,...