Biography

'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1923-05-04

Day of Death 2012-07-04

Place of Birth Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 The Unforgettable Spike Milligan as Himself
2006 The Story of Light Entertainment (1 episode)
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Frank Bryce
2003 New Tricks (1 episode)
2001 The Others as Mr. Edmund Tuttle
2000 Gormenghast (4 episodes)
2000 Mavis and the Mermaid as Skip
1998 The Heaven and Earth Show (1 episode)
1997 Teletubbies (405 episodes)
1993 The Big Freeze as Mr Blick, the plumber
1993 Splitting Heirs as Jobson the Doorman
1992 Heartbeat (1 episode)
1991 Pebble Mill (1 episode)
1990 One Foot in the Grave (1 episode)
1989 The Nineteenth Hole (7 episodes)
1988 Mr. H Is Late as Senior Undertaker
1986 Absolute Beginners as Arcade Attendant
1984 Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Horace Harker
1984 Gabrielle and the Doodleman as Genie
1982 It's Your Move as Head Removal Man
1982 The Boys in Blue as Chief Constable
1982 Wogan (1 episode) as Himself
1981 If You Go Down in the Woods Today as Mr. Pangbourne
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb
1979 The Plank as Taller Workman
1978 The South Bank Show (1 episode)
1973 Last of the Summer Wine (1 episode)
1972 Sykes (110 episodes)
1969 Curry and Chips (6 episodes)
1969 Monte Carlo or Bust! as Perkins
1969 Rhubarb
1968 Shalako as Mako
1967 The Plank as Smaller Workman
1966 The Spy with a Cold Nose as Wrigley
1965 Rotten to the Core as William Hunt
1965 Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes as Courtney
1965 The Liquidator as Griffen
1964 One Way Pendulum as Mr. Groomkirby
1964 The Bargee as The Mariner
1963 Heavens Above! as Harry Smith
1962 Kill or Cure
1962 Village of Daughters as Herbert Harris
1961 Very Important Person as Willoughby, Sports Officer
1960 Sykes and a... (67 episodes)
1960 Carry On Watch Your Stern as Civilian electrician #2
1956 Charley Moon as Brother-in-Law
1956 The Tony Hancock Show (12 episodes)
1956 The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d (2 episodes)
1954 Orders Are Orders as Pvt. Waterhouse

Writing

1993 The Big Freeze Writer
1988 Mr. H Is Late Writer
1982 It's Your Move Writer
1981 If You Go Down in the Woods Today Writer
1979 The Plank Writer
1969 Rhubarb Writer
1967 The Plank Writer
1960 Sykes and a... (2 episodes)Writer

Directing

1993 The Big Freeze Director
1988 Mr. H Is Late Director
1982 It's Your Move Director
1981 If You Go Down in the Woods Today Director
1980 Rhubarb Rhubarb Director
1979 The Plank Director
1969 Rhubarb Director
1967 The Plank Director

Production

1967 The Plank Producer

Crew

1954 Orders Are Orders Additional Dialogue

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