Bronze statue of George Formby - Douglas, Isle of Mann, UK; comedy actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who sang light, comical songs, usually playing the ukelele, including "(I'm) Leaning on a Lamppost" (1937); photo by Peter Killey I have to see this!!!
Born 19th May 1953 Victoria Wood CBE is an English comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, screenwriter and director. Wood has written and starred in sketches, plays, films and sitcoms, and her live comedy act is interspersed with her own compositions, which she accompanies on piano. Much of her humour is grounded in everyday life, and includes references to popular British media and brand names of quintessentially British products.
Bob Hope C. 1958. Over a career spanning 60 years (1934 to 1994), Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards fourteen times. On July 27, 2003, two months after his 100th birthday, Bob Hope died at his home in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles.
Bernie Mac, born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, stand-up comedian, TV and film actor, voice artist, and comedian. His films include Ocean's Eleven, The Original Kings of Comedy, Friday, The Players Club, Head of State, Madagascar 2, Pride, Soul Men and Mr. 3000. He was also the star of The Bernie Mac Show, which was loosely based on his life. Bernie, you are missed. R.I.P.
Marty Feldman Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in several British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show and Marty, the latter of which won two BAFTA awards