Max Bygraves (1922–2012)

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Max Bygraves was born on October 16, 1922 in Rotherhithe, London, England as Walter William Bygraves. He was an actor, known for Charley Moon (1956), Spare the Rod (1961) and Bless 'Em All (1949). He was married to Blossom Murray. He died on August 31, 2012 in Hope Island, Queensland, Australia. See full bio »

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Known For

Charley Moon Charley Moon
Spare the Rod John Saunders
Bless 'Em All Tommy Anderson
Skimpy in the Navy Tommy Anderson


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 1995 Call up the Stars (TV Movie)
Bud Flanagan
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Eddie Stanway
- Drama '64: It's Sad About Eddie (1964) ... Eddie Stanway
 1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Max Bygraves
- Jack Meets Max Bygraves (1963) ... Max Bygraves
 1961 Spare the Rod
John Saunders
 1959 Bobbikins
Benjamin 'Ben' Barnaby
 1956 Charley Moon
Charley Moon
 1955 Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series)
- Cinderella (1955) ... Buttons
 1955 You Lucky People
Singer on Television (uncredited)
 1954 Harmony Lane (Short)
 1951 Tom Brown's Schooldays
Coach Guard
 1949 Skimpy in the Navy
Tommy Anderson
 1949 Bless 'Em All
Tommy Anderson
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He performed in the show, "Max Bygraves: Round About Piccadilly," at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England with Yvonne Marsh, The Gibson Girls, The Tiller Girls, Anthony Bygraves, Eddie Vitch, and The Gimma Boys in the cast. Dick Hurran was director. See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Personal Quote:

I've arrived, and to prove it, I'm here.


After World War II, he appeared on stage with Benny Hill, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan, and Frankie Howerd. See more »


Catch-phrase: "I wanna tell you a story."

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