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Freddie Starr

Actor, Comedian, Impressionist, Singer
9 January 1943 to 9 May 2019

A British comedian who found fame on the talent show Opportunity Knocks (1967), Starr’s career skyrocketed after showcasing his talent for impressions at the Royal Variety Performance in 1970. He became a regular television fixture over the coming decades, bringing his anarchic humour to shows including Jokers Wild (1971-1973) and The Freddie Starr Variety Madhouse (1979).

Read Freddie Star's Guardian obituary here.