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|Born||16 April 1918
Ahmednagar, British India
|Died||27 February 2002
Rye, East Sussex, England
|Influenced||Monty Python, Kenny Everett,|
(m. 1952-1960, divorced)
(m. 1962-1978, her death)
(m. 1983-2002, his death)
Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan, KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) known as Spike Milligan, was an Anglo-Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet and playwright. He was famous for The Goon Show amongst other things. He died of kidney failure. On his grave, written in Irish is: "I told you I was ill".
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- "Obituary: Spike Milligan". The Guardian. 2002-02-28. http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,659215,00.html. Retrieved 2008-06-27. "... his father's Irish background meant that he was denied automatic British citizenship ..."
- Spike Milligan's children await details of legacy