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Tony Hancock

High-profile during the 1950s and early 1960s, he had a major success with his BBC series Hancock's Half Hour, first broadcast 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 when it became known in early 1960[2] disappointed many at the time, his last BBC series in 1961 contains some of his best remembered work ("The Blood Donor"). After breaking with his scriptwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson later that year, his career took a downward course.

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May 12, 1924
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Orders Are Orders 1954-10-01
Latest Project:
Movie To See Such Fun 1977-11-01
Known For
Poster of The Wrong Box
Poster of The Punch and Judy Man
Poster of The Rebel
Poster of The Government Inspector
Movie To See Such Fun Unknown 1977-11-01
Series Hancock's 1967-06-16
Movie The Wrong Box The Detective 1966-06-19
Movie Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes Harry Popperwell 1965-06-16
Movie The Punch and Judy Man Walter Pinner 1963-01-01
Movie The Rebel Anthony Hancock 1961-03-07
Movie The Government Inspector Unknown 1958-02-09
Movie Hancock's Half Hour: Volume 1 Unknown 1957-12-16
Series Hancock's Half Hour Unknown 1956-07-20
Movie Orders Are Orders Lt. Wilfred Cartroad 1954-10-01