Gorden Kaye

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Kaye in 1974

Gordon Fitzgerald Kaye, known professionally as Gorden Kaye (7 April 1941 – 23 January 2017) was a BAFTA-nominated English comic actor. He was best known for playing René Artois in the British TV comedy series 'Allo 'Allo!. He also was the roadie for Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias.

Kaye was born in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire. When young, Kaye played rugby league for Moldgreen ARLFC before studying at King James's Grammar School, Almondbury, Huddersfield.[1] Kaye died under hospice care in England on 23 January 2017, aged 75.[2]

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  1. "Gorden Kaye (1952–59)". The Old Almondburians' Society. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  2. "'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye dies at 75". 23 January 2017 – via www.bbc.com.

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