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Bernard Cribbins

1928 - Today

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Bernard Joseph Cribbins (29 December 1928 – 27 July 2022) was an English actor and singer whose career spanned more than seven decades.During the 1960s, Cribbins became known in the UK for his successful novelty records "The Hole in the Ground" and "Right Said Fred" and for his appearances in comedy films including Two-Way Stretch (1960) and the Carry On series. His other screen roles include the astronaut Vincent Mountjoy in The Mouse on the Moon (1963), Albert Perks in The Railway Children (1970), the barman Felix Forsythe in Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972) and the pretentious hotel guest Mr Hutchinson in the Fawlty Towers episode "The Hotel Inspectors" (1975). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Cribbins has received more than 3,216,538 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Bernard Cribbins is the 6,843rd most popular actor (down from 5,529th in 2019), the 4,874th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,221st in 2019) and the 809th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Bernard Cribbins ranks 6,843 out of 9,996Before him are Kana Hanazawa, Mireille Enos, Christine Hakim, Max Minghella, Mira Nair, and Jacqueline Bracamontes. After him are Dee Bradley Baker, Emilia Fox, Ennio Fantastichini, Ellie Kemper, Chiranjeevi, and Ethel Clayton.

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Among people born in 1928, Bernard Cribbins ranks 473Before him are Surya Bahadur Thapa, Vern Mikkelsen, Fred Ebb, Peter Taylor, Stig Claesson, and Sheila Lerwill. After him are Donald Henderson, Keely Smith, Ferenc Juhász, Serge Blusson, Cynthia Ozick, and Jimmy Dean.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bernard Cribbins ranks 4,874 out of 7,765Before him are Steve O'Rourke (1940), Colin Morgan (1986), Dru Drury (1725), Sheila Lerwill (1928), Hans Matheson (1975), and Max Minghella (1985). After him are John Connelly (1938), Emilia Fox (1974), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), David Cox (1783), Fred Yates (1884), and John George Children (1777).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Bernard Cribbins ranks 809Before him are Olivia d'Abo (1969), Lionel Jeffries (1926), Joe Cornish (1968), Colin Morgan (1986), Hans Matheson (1975), and Max Minghella (1985). After him are Emilia Fox (1974), Caroline Bliss (1961), Rupert Davies (1916), Lynne Frederick (1954), Katie Leung (1987), and Gloria Holden (1903).

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