George Formby

George Formby
1904 - 1961

George Formby  British Actor


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George Formby was previously married to Beryl Formby (1923).


George Formby is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English comedians and 1904 births.


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First Name George
Last Name Formby
Full Name at Birth George Hoy Booth
Alternative Name George Hoy
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1904
Birthplace Wigan, Lancashire, England. UK
Died 6th March, 1961
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Musician, singer-songwriter, comedian, actor, entertainer
Occupation Actor
Music Genre (Text) Oldies, Swing, Dance-Hall, Easy Listening
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1921 (1921)–61 (61)
Music Style Show Tunes, Music Hall, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Traditional Pop, Vaudeville
Music Mood Whimsical, Silly, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Humorous, Irreverent, Carefree, Quirky, Happy, Joyous, Gleeful, Fun, Innocent, Campy, Witty, Playful, Light, Sentimental, Plaintive
Instrument Vocals, Banjo
Instrument (text) Vocals, Ukulele, Banjulele
Record Label Various
Associated Acts George Formby, Sr.

George Formby, OBE (born George Hoy Booth; 26 May 1904 – 6 March 1961) was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s. On stage, screen and record he sang light, comical songs, usually playing the ukulele or banjolele, and became the UK's highest-paid entertainer.

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Dick Whittington1957Idle JackTV Movie
George in Civvy Street1946George HarperMovie
I Didn't Do It1945George TrotterMovie
Bell-Bottom George1944George BlakeMovie
He Snoops to Conquer1944George GribbleMovie
Get Cracking1943George SingletonMovie
Much Too Shy1942George AndyMovie
Turned Out Nice Again1941George PearsonMovie
South American George1941George Butters, Gilli VanettiMovie
To Hell with Hitler1940George HepplewhiteMovie
Spare a Copper1940George CarterMovie
Come on George!1939GeorgeMovie
Trouble Brewing1939George GullipMovie
George Takes the Air1938George BrownMovie
I See Ice1938George BrightMovie
Feather Your Nest1937Willie PiperMovie
Keep Fit1937George GreenMovie
Keep Your Seats, Please1936George WithersMovie
No Limit1935George ShuttleworthMovie
Off the Dole1935John WillieMovie
Boots! Boots!1934John Willie - BootsMovie
By the Shortest of Heads1915Tony Dawson (as George Formby Jr.)Short Film
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