Bernard Manning

Bernard Manning

English comedian
Bernard John Manning was an English comedian and nightclub owner. Manning gained a high profile on British television during the 1970s, appearing on shows such as The Comedians and The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club.Wikipedia
BornAugust 13, 1930
HometownHarpurhey, United Kingdom
SpouseVeronica Finneran (m 1956 - 1986)
ChildrenBernard Manning Jr
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A TV actor who is the spitting image of Bernard Manning says he is willing to take a DNA test to settle whether or not he is the late comedian's lovechild. Dead ringer Peter O'Connor, 55, has been told more times than he can remember how much he resembles the controversial comic. The TV extra and musician, who grew up just a mile from where Bernard Manning lived, in New Moston, Manchester, would hear his dad throw insults to his mum about "other children" in their marriage during rows. He claims to have met the comic under bizarre circumstances aged 12 while walking home from Sea Cadets with some friends one afternoon.
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