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George Robey
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Born in Herne Hill, London
Born on 20th of September 1869
Died on 29th of November 1954

Born 1869. Died 1954 - English comedian.

Established reputation in musical shows such as The Bing Boys (1916). Known as the Prime Minister of Mirth for his robust humour, bowler hat, long collarless frockcoat, hooked stick and painted eyebrows. Also a Shakespearian actor. Knighted in 1954.

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