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Spike Milligan

Person  Male  Born 16/4/1918  Died 27/2/2002

Categories: Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio

Countries: India

Goon. Born as Terence Alan Milligan near Bombay, India, his father being an Irish soldier who met his wife, Florence Winifred Kettleband, in India. Both parents were amateur, would-be professional, entertainers. The picture source website gives a good summary of this very funny man's career. Died at home in Sussex. Buried at Winchelsea, his headstone, at his behest, is inscribed: 'I told them I was ill', in Gaelic.

First President of the Finchley Society. At the statue unveiling the Chair of that Society was quoted"He didn't just say 'use my name'. He actually came to committee meetings, and he took it very seriously. He wasn't a Goon all of the time."

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44671

Last Goon Show

The Camden Palace was home to the Goon Show through the 1950s.

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51127

Spike Milligan - home

From 1955 - 1974 Spike Milligan, comedian & author, lived at 127 Holden Road,...

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71941

Spike Milligan statue

{On the back of the bench:} Spike Milligan, 1918 - 2002 {On Spike's left thi...

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61001

Spike Milligan - W2

The plaque was unveiled by Eric Sykes.

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71942

Spike's statue - Goons

This little group shows Secombe, Milligan and Sellers, holding "Goons" script...

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