Norman Wisdom

English actor, comedian and singer-songwriter

Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom OBE[1] (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English comedian, singer, songwriter, actor and musician.

Sir Norman Wisdom

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Sir Norman, Peel, Isle of Man (2005)
Born4 February 1915
Died4 October 2010 (aged 95)
OccupationActor, Comedian, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Years active1948–2005, 2007–2008, 2010
Spouse(s)Doreen Brett
(m. 1941-1946, divorced)
Freda Simpson
(m. 1947–1968, divorced)
AwardsBAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Film
1954 Trouble in Store
London Film Critics Circle - Special Achievement Award
1996 for services to comedy


CDs and vinylEdit

  • I Would Like to Put on Record
  • Jingle Jangle
  • The Very Best of Norman Wisdom
  • Androcles and the Lion
  • Where's Charley?
  • Wisdom of a Fool
  • Nobody's Fool
  • Follow a Star
  • 1957 Original Chart Hits
  • Follow a Star/Give Me a Night in June
  • Happy Ending/The Wisdom Of A Fool
  • Big in Albania - One Hit Wonderland


  1. "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved December 28, 2008.