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Danny La Rue (1927–2009)

Danny La Rue was born on July 26, 1927 in County Cork, Irish Free State as Daniel Patrick Carroll. He was an actor, known for BBC Play of the Month (1965), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (1986). He died on May 31, 2009 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. See full bio »

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BBC Play of the Month Lord Fancourt Babberley
ITV Play of the Week Queen of Hearts


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 1993 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
Danny La Rue
- Mr. Bean in Room 426 (1993) ... Danny La Rue
 1986 Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (TV Movie)
 1977 Come Spy with Me (TV Movie)
 1973 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Queen of Hearts
- Queen of Hearts (1973) ... Queen of Hearts
 1972 Our Miss Fred
 1969 The Coward Revue (TV Movie)
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lord Fancourt Babberley
- Charley's Aunt (1969) ... Lord Fancourt Babberley
 1964 Seaside Swingers (uncredited)
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He performed in the show, "The Sleeping Beauty," at the Golders Green Hippodrome in Golders Green, London, England with Pamela Gale, Dorothy Dampier, Ray Fell, Kevin Scott, Alan Haynes, Derek Royle and Moya Donnelly in the cast. See more »

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Raised as a Roman Catholic, he was a member of the British Catholic Stage Guild (notwithstanding his sexuality or predilection for appearing in drag). See more »


He is known as the Drag Queen

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