Harry Secombe (1921–2001)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Harry Secombe Show (1968-1973) | Oliver! (1968) | Highway (1983-1993)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
AKA 
Sir Harry Secombe C.B.E. | Sir Harry Secombe CBE | The Goons | Sir Harry Secombe  Less
BORN 
Sep 8, 1921 (died Apr 11, 2001)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Believe: The Eddie Izzard StoryBelieve: The Eddie Izzard Story Thanks  Less 2009 £250K
  • Primary photo for SunstruckSunstruck Stanley Evans, Performer ("Someday", "Come With Me And Be My Love (Bugailior Gwyneth Gwyn)", "Ging Gang Goola", "Song of Summer (Dippy-Diddle-I-Ay)")  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Magnificent Seven Deadly SinsThe Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Stanley (segment "Envy")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Song of NorwaySong of Norway Bioernstjerne Bjoernson, Performer ("Ribbons and Wrappings", "A Welcome Toast", "Christmas Time")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Doctor in TroubleDoctor in Trouble Llewellyn Wendover  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Bed Sitting RoomThe Bed Sitting Room Shelter Man  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for RhubarbRhubarb (Short) Rev. Rhubarb  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Oliver!Oliver! Bumble, Performer ("Oliver!" (1960), "Boy for Sale" (1960)) (uncredited)  Less 1968 $10MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Jet StormJet Storm Binky Meadows  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for DavyDavy Davy, Performer ("NESSUN DORMA")  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for SvengaliSvengali Barizel  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Forces' SweetheartForces' Sweetheart Private Llewelyn, Performer ("She Knows Me", "One Love One Lifetime") (uncredited)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Down Among the Z MenDown Among the Z Men Harry Jones (as The Goons), Performer ("Down Among the Z Men") (uncredited)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Penny Points to ParadisePenny Points to Paradise Harry Flakers  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Fake's ProgressFake's Progress Commentator  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Helter SkelterHelter Skelter Alf (uncredited)  Less 1949
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Pepys and So to BedPepys and So to Bed (TV Movie) Pepys  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Last of the Summer WineLast of the Summer Wine (TV Series) Performer ("Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing") ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
    • Compo's Suit (Dec 3, 1973) Performer ("Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Monty Python's Flying CircusMonty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) Performer ("If I Ruled the World") ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
    • The Cycling Tour (Dec 7, 1972) Performer ("If I Ruled the World") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mr TumbleweedMr Tumbleweed (TV Movie) Mr. Tumbleweed  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for PickwickPickwick (TV Movie) Mr. Pickwick, Performer ("That's What I'd Like for Christmas", "The Pickwickians", "You Never Met a Fella Like Me", "Look Into Your Heart", "Very", "If Ruled the World")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Q5Q5 (TV Series) Special Guest ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Apr 14, 1969) Special Guest (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bruce Forsyth ShowThe Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Ninety Years OnNinety Years On (TV Movie) Performer  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The TelegoonsThe Telegoons (TV Series) Neddy Seagoon ( 9 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964 9
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  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1963The Royal Variety Performance 1963 (TV Movie) Pickwick  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Alice Through the Looking BoxAlice Through the Looking Box (TV Movie) Humpty Dumpty  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Channel NineChannel Nine (TV Short) Performer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Brass for BrassBrass for Brass (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Don't Spare the HorsesDon't Spare the Horses (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1952 )  Less 1952 2
  • Primary photo for GoonreelGoonreel (TV Movie) Various  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for For the ChildrenFor the Children (TV Series) Judge ( 1 episode, 1950 )  Less 1950 1
  • Primary photo for Magpie MasqueradeMagpie Masquerade (TV Mini-series) Actor ( 3 episodes, 1949 )  Less 1949 3
  • Primary photo for Gerry's InnGerry's Inn (TV Short) Actor  Less 1947
Self (98 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Beryl ReidThe Unforgettable Beryl Reid (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Songs of PraiseSongs of Praise (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 2 episodes, 1995–2000 )  Less 1995–2000
  • Primary photo for What a Performance!What a Performance! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
    • Madcap (Aug 15, 2000) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for The Unknown Peter SellersThe Unknown Peter Sellers (TV Special) Himself (as Sir Harry Secombe)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Top TenTop Ten (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for EverymanEveryman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for That's EntertainmentThat's Entertainment (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1999 £60K
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1995–1998 )  Less 1995–1998
    • Tony Hancock (Feb 2, 1998) Himself (as Sir Harry Secombe C.B.E.)  Less
    • The Goons (May 7, 1997) Himself (as Sir Harry Secombe CBE)  Less
    • Terry-Thomas (Nov 17, 1995) Himself (as Sir Harry Secombe)  Less
  • Primary photo for Spike NightSpike Night (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Auntie: The Inside Story of the BBCAuntie: The Inside Story of the BBC (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Network FirstNetwork First (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for One Foot in the GraveOne Foot in the Grave (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Selection BoxSelection Box (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday Ma'amHappy Birthday Ma'am (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for SpikeSpike (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Live for Peace: A Royal GalaLive for Peace: A Royal Gala (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 5 episodes, 1958–1995 )  Less 1958–1995
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  • Primary photo for Paul Merton's Palladium StoryPaul Merton's Palladium Story (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for D-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official StoryD-Day, 6th June 1944: The Official Story (TV Movie) Narrator (voice) (as Sir Harry Secombe)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for HighwayHighway (TV Series) Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host / Himself ( 24 episodes, 1983–1993 )  Less 1983–1993
    • Episode #1.1 (Oct 23, 1983) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • The Cotswolds (Jun 13, 1993) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Durham (1993) Himself - Host  Less
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  • Primary photo for Guest NightGuest Night (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Trouble with the FiftiesThe Trouble with the Fifties (TV Movie) Himself - Guest (as Sir Harry Secombe)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for This Is Your Life (Highlights from the 1950's and 1960's)This Is Your Life (Highlights from the 1950's and 1960's) (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for HighwayHighway (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to Terry ThomasA Tribute to Terry Thomas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990 £90K
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–1989
  • Primary photo for Royal Variety Performance 1987Royal Variety Performance 1987 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Chasing Rainbows - A Nation and Its MusicChasing Rainbows - A Nation and Its Music (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for SpikeSpike (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
    • Episode #3.4 (Feb 1, 1986) Himself (as Sir Harry Secombe)  Less
  • Primary photo for Around with AllissAround with Alliss (TV Series) Himself  Less 1979–1986
  • Primary photo for A Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water RatsA Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water Rats (TV Movie) Self  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Breakfast TimeBreakfast Time (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Secombe with MusicSecombe with Music (TV Series) Himself ( 7 episodes, 1980–1982 )  Less 1980–1982
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  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1972–1981 )  Less 1972–1981
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican Music ShowThe Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Stars on SundayStars on Sunday (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Singer ( 13 episodes, 1969–1979 )  Less 1969–1979
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  • Primary photo for Have a Happy BirthdayHave a Happy Birthday (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Have a Harry ChristmasHave a Harry Christmas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Animal MagicAnimal Magic (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night at the MillSaturday Night at the Mill (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety PerformanceThe Royal Variety Performance (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Harry Secombe ShowThe Harry Secombe Show (TV Series) Himself / Various ( 29 episodes, 1968–1973 )  Less 1968–1973
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  • Primary photo for The Last Goon Show of AllThe Last Goon Show of All (TV Movie) Himself / Neddie Seagoon  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Saturday VarietySaturday Variety (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Wildlife SpectacularWildlife Spectacular (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Rolf Harris ShowRolf Harris Show (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Vera LynnVera Lynn (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The British Screen AwardsThe British Screen Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for This Is Tom JonesThis Is Tom Jones (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Engelbert Humperdinck ShowThe Engelbert Humperdinck Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican ShowThe Val Doonican Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for If It Moves It's Rude: The Story of the Windmill TheatreIf It Moves It's Rude: The Story of the Windmill Theatre On-screen Participant  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Peapicker in PiccadillyThe Peapicker in Piccadilly (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1969The Royal Variety Performance 1969 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Goon ShowThe Goon Show (TV Short) Himself / Neddie Seagoon  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Golden ShotThe Golden Shot (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Melodien einer StadtMelodien einer Stadt (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
    • London (Feb 15, 1968) Himself - Musician  Less
  • Primary photo for Dee TimeDee Time (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Heart of Show BusinessThe Heart of Show Business (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for VergißmeinnichtVergißmeinnicht (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Secombe and FriendsSecombe and Friends (TV Special) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Top Of The Bill ( 14 episodes, 1956–1965 )  Less 1956–1965
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  • Primary photo for The Roy Castle ShowThe Roy Castle Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Who Is Secombe?Who Is Secombe? (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Five O'Clock ClubFive O'Clock Club (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Billy Cotton Band ShowBilly Cotton Band Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1957–1963 )  Less 1957–1963
  • Primary photo for The Jo Stafford ShowThe Jo Stafford Show (TV Series) Himself - Singer ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Crackerjack!Crackerjack! (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 2 episodes, 1959–1961 )  Less 1959–1961
  • Primary photo for Film ProfileFilm Profile (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Sunday Special: Speaking for MyselfSunday Special: Speaking for Myself (TV Series) Himself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Be My GuestBe My Guest (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Secombe and FriendsSecombe and Friends (TV Mini-series) Himself - Host ( 3 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Secombe at LargeSecombe at Large (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Saturday ShowThe Saturday Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Lord's Taverners BallThe Lord's Taverners Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Alma Cogan ShowThe Alma Cogan Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Off the RecordOff the Record (TV Series) Himself - Performer / Himself ( 3 episodes, 1955–1957 )  Less 1955–1957
  • Primary photo for The Windmill Theatre: Twenty-Five Years Non-StopThe Windmill Theatre: Twenty-Five Years Non-Stop (TV Short) Himself  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for The Harry Secombe ShowThe Harry Secombe Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Secombe Here!Secombe Here! (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1955 )  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Television Christmas PartyTelevision Christmas Party (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Variety ParadeVariety Parade (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1954 )  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for London EntertainsLondon Entertains Himself (as The Goons)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Rooftop RendezvousRooftop Rendezvous (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1948–1949 )  Less 1948–1949
  • Primary photo for VarietyVariety (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1947 )  Less 1947
Archive Footage (21 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Spike Milligan: Love, Light and PeaceSpike Milligan: Love, Light and Peace (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Goon Show ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Harry SecombeThe Unforgettable Harry Secombe (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's CutMonty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Welsh GreatsWelsh Greats (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
    • Harry Secombe (Mar 2, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 10, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Royal VarietyThe Best of the Royal Variety (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for What Did ITV Do for Me?What Did ITV Do for Me? (TV Movie) Himself - Audience Member (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Comedians' ComedianThe Comedians' Comedian (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Living FamouslyLiving Famously (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • Peter Sellers (Feb 19, 2003) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Paranormal Peter SellersThe Paranormal Peter Sellers (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Sketch Show StoryThe Sketch Show Story (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Wild About Harry: A Tribute to Sir Harry SecombeWild About Harry: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for EverymanEveryman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Hattie JacquesThe Unforgettable Hattie Jacques (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
    • Episode #4.2 (Jul 29, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kicking & ScreamingKicking & Screaming (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Memories of 1970-1991Memories of 1970-1991 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1991– 
    • 1983 Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Climb Up the WallClimb Up the Wall Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1960

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