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Bernard Cribbins - 47% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Spoken Word
Decades Active: 2000s
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29 December 1928, Oldham, Lancashire, England. Cribbins became an actor in his early teens as a member of a local repertory company. By the time he was in his twenties he was established in London, appearing regularly on the stage. From the late 50s he began appearing in films, making numerous appearances over the following decades. Although usually in supporting roles, his Read more

Flanagan & Allen - 38% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

Benny Hill - 30% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Alfred Hawthorne Hill, 21 January 1924, Southampton, Hampshire, England, d. April 1992, Teddington, Middlesex, England. Hill entered showbusiness at an early age and played the variety circuit, specializing in comedy and impressions. He was already a well-known comedian in Britain when he was signed to Pye as a recording artist in the early 60s. His whimsical tunes, ‘Ga Read more

George Formby - 26% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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George Hoy Booth, 26 May 1904, Wigan, Lancashire, England, d. 6 March 1961, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. The son of George Formby, a successful Edwardian Music Hall comedian, George Hoy was an apprentice jockey before following in his father’s footsteps when he died in 1921. At first he worked under his real name and offered what he believed to be an imitation of hi Read more

Julie Andrews - 22% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Children's Music Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Julia Elizabeth Wells, 1 October 1935, Walton-On-Thames, Surrey, England. The former Julia Wells changed her surname to Andrews following her mother’s remarriage to song and dance man Ted Andrews. After singing lessons with Madam Lillian Stiles-Allan, which formed her precise vocal style and typically English delivery, Andrews made her professional debut in her parents& Read more

The Scaffold - 21% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Stan Freberg - 18% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Victor Freberg, 7 August 1926, Los Angeles, California, USA. Freberg was a satirist who experienced great popularity during the early 50s in the USA. He pioneered the style of satire and parody later used on such television programmes as Saturday Night Live. He performed on radio and television acted, wrote books as well as his own comedy material, worked in advertis Read more

Billy Connolly - 16% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 November 1942, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland. Connolly left school for a variety of contrasting occupations, including welder on the Glasgow docks, before joining Tam Harvey in the Scottish folk act the Humblebums. The duo completed one album before Harvey was replaced by Gerry Rafferty in 1969. Although the new combination was responsible for two critically-acclaimed sele Read more

Laurel & Hardy - 16% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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During their partnership Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson, 16 June 1890, Ulverston, Lancashire (later Cumbria), England, d. 23 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA) and Hardy (b. Oliver Norvell Hardy, 18 January 1892, Harlem, Georgia, USA, d. 7 August 1957, North Hollywood, California, USA) made silent and talking films. In 1910 and 1912 Laurel toured the USA with Fr Read more

Max Bygraves - 16% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Walter Bygraves, 16 October 1922, London, England. Performing as a soloist in his school choir and employing Max Miller impressions in the RAF, with music hall dates in the late 40s, led Bygraves quickly to his recording debut and first Royal Command Performance in 1950. His debut record, with the Carroll Gibbons Band, contained impressions of Al Jolson, and was followed by Read more

Frankie Vaughan - 14% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Abelson, 3 February 1928, Liverpool, England, d. 17 September 1999, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. While studying at Leeds College Of Art, Vaughan’s vocal performance at a college revue earned him a week’s trial at the Kingston Empire music hall. Warmly received, he went on to play the UK variety circuit, developing a stylish act with trademarks that Read more

Bob Newhart - 13% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy
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Danny Kaye - 13% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Easy Listening Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Daniel Kaminski, 18 January 1913, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 3 March 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. Kaye was an extraordinary entertainer and an apparently inexhaustible comedian, mimic and dancer who seemed to be able to twist his face and body into any shape he wanted. As a singer, he specialized in very fast double talk and tongue twisters, but Read more

Gracie Fields - 13% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Grace Stansfield, 9 January 1898, Rochdale, Lancashire, England, d. 27 September 1979, Capri, Italy. A singer and comedienne, so popular in the UK during the 30s and 40s that she was its most famous person next to Royalty. Educated occasionally, in-between work in a cotton mill and playing in juvenile troupes, pierrot shows and revues, she took her first big step in 1918 whe Read more

Groucho Marx - 13% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Radio Shows Soundtracks Spoken Word
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