Spike Milligan

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Spike Milligan

Born
Terence Alan Milligan

(1918-04-16)16 April 1918
Died27 February 2002(2002-02-27) (aged 83)
Resting placeSt Thomas's Church Winchelsea, East Sussex, England
CitizenshipBritish (1918–1962)
Irish (1962–2002)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • writer
  • musician
  • poet
  • playwright
Years active1951–2002
Spouse(s)
  • June Marlow
    (m. 1952; div. 1960)
  • Patricia Ridgeway
    (m. 1962; died 1978)
  • Shelagh Sinclair (m. 1983)
Children6

Sir Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) known as Spike Milligan, was an British-Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor. He was famous for The Goon Show amongst other things. He died of kidney failure.[1] On his grave, written in Irish is: "I told you I was ill".

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