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Ronnie Barker

Ronnie Barker's biography

Ronnie Barker is 76 years old comedian born at Bedford. He was born on Wednesday 25th of September 1929. He is often nicknamed as The Guvnor. According to year of birth 1929 he belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 25th of September means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be comedian. You can know him also as entrepreneur, film actor, television presenter, screenwriter. He is recently known as television actor.

Ronnie Barker's family

He has 1 daughter.

Ronnie Barker's daughter: Charlotte Barker

Ronnie Barker's daughter's name is Charlotte Barker. She is known as actor. His daughter was born in 1962 in Willesden.

Ronnie Barker's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: City of Oxford High School for Boys.

Ronnie Barker's career

His main focus is to be comedian.

How did Ronnie Barker die

He died on on Monday 3rd of October 2005 when he was 76 years old at Adderbury. Ronnie Barkers death was caused by heart problems. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ronnie Barker's Awards

  • He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1978 Queen's New Year Honours List for his services to entertainment.
  • In 2004, he received a lifetime achievement award from the British Academy of film and Television Arts. He earned three other BAFTA awards as well.
  • Following his death, the Writer of the Year Award at the British Comedy Awards was renamed in his honour.

What Ronnie Barker has done for a first time

  • He initially trained as an architect but decided that he did not have the necessary talents. His first paid job was as a bank clerk.
  • He lived quietly and shunned the spotlight. He always put family first and hardly ever attended big social events.

Ronnie Barker's quotes

  • It's better to make people laugh than cry.
  • We had hoped to have been bringing you Arthur the Human Chameleon, but this afternoon, he crawled across a tartan rug and died of exhaustion.
  • The toilets at a local police station have been stolen. Police say they have nothing to go on.
  • Don't just crit their siticising.
  • I suppose I would like to be remembered as one of the funniest men that people have seen on television.
  • The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.
  • Next week we'll be investigating rumours that the president of the dairy council has become a Mason, and goes around giving his colleagues the 'secret milkshake.'
  • But first, the news: The House of Commons was sealed off today after police chased an escaped lunatic through the front door during Prime Minister's question time. A spokesman at Scotland Yard said it was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
  • In a packed programme tonight, I shall be having a word with a man who goes in for meditation, because he thinks it's better than sitting around doing nothing.
  • Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence.
  • In a packed programme tonight, we will be talking to an out-of-work contortionist who says he can no longer make ends meet.
  • To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, it's the best job in the world.
  • There was a strange happening during a performance of Elgar's 'Sea Pictures' at a concert hall in Bermuda tonight, when the man playing the triangle disappeared.
  • We're getting paid just to make ourselves laugh. It's not a bad life, is it?
  • If you like something, you put it up on the wall. Just sling it on the wall and enjoy it.
  • I enjoyed Open All Hours (1976) more (than Porridge (1974)) because of David (Jason).
  • When they says it's gentle, they normally mean they don't think it's very funny.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Ronnie Barker's body shape

Lets describe how Ronnie Barker looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.