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Stanley Holloway
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Born in East Ham, London
Born on 1st of October 1890
Died on 30th of January 1982

1890 - 1982. English entertainer.

Served in WW1 as army lieutenant. Made London stage debut in Kissing Time (1920) and first film appearance in The Rotters (1921). Acted in Ealing film classics such as Passport to Pimlico (1948) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951). Played Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway (1956-58). Had his own television series Our Man Higgins (1962).

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