Frankie Howerd

British actor, comedian (1917–1992)

Francis Alick Howard, known as Frankie Howerd OBE (6 March 1917 - 19 April 1992) was a British comedian and comedy actor. He was born in York, North Riding of Yorkshire. He starred in several movies, including Carry On Doctor and Carry On Up the Jungle. He starred in television series including Up Pompeii!. He was a promiscuous homosexual and lived with his manager-partner Dennis Heymer (1928-2009) from 1955 until his death.[1] Howerd died of heart failure in Fulham, London.

Frankie Howerd

Portrait by Allan Warren, 1976
Francis Alick Howard

(1917-03-06)6 March 1917
York, England
Died19 April 1992(1992-04-19) (aged 75)
Fulham, London, England
Cause of deathHeart failure
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active1946–1992
Partner(s)Dennis Heymer (1955–1992)

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  1. Forbidden love

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