Tony Hancock Biography

Anthony John "Tony" Hancock was an English comedian and actor.

Popular during the 1950s and early 1960s, he had a major success with his BBC series Hancock's Half Hour, first on radio from 1954, then on television from 1956, in which he soon formed a strong professional and personal bond with comic actor Sid James. Although Hancock's decision to cease working with James around 1960 disappointed many of his fans at the time, his last BBC series in 1961 contains some of his best remembered work. After breaking with his scriptwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson later that year, his career took a downward course because of his alcoholism. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Tony Hancock
Full Name:
Anthony John Hancock
Nationality:
England
Profession:
Comedian, Actor
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
May 12, 1924
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
June 24, 1968
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Suicide
Marriages
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