Wilfrid Brambell

Wilfrid Brambell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Wilfrid Brambell (22 March 1912 - 18 January 1985) was an Irish film and television actor best known for his role in the British television series Steptoe and Son. He also performed alongside The Beatles in their film A Hard Day's Night, playing Paul McCartney's fictional grandfather. Brambell was born in Dublin. His father worked at a Guinness Brewery and his mother was an opera singer. His first appearance was as a child, entertaining the wounded troops during the First World War. On leaving school he worked part-time as a reporter for The Irish Times and part-time as an actor at the Abbey Theatre before becoming a professional actor for the Gate Theatre. He also did repertory at Swansea, Bristol and Chesterfield. In World War II he joined the British military forces entertainment organisation ENSA.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Spellpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136393379
  • 9786136393377