Frank Carson

Frank Carson

Northern Irish comedian and actor
Hugh Francis Carson KSG was a Northern Irish comedian and actor from Belfast, best known on television in series such as The Comedians and Tiswas. He was a member of the entertainment charity the Grand Order of Water Rats.Wikipedia
BornNovember 6, 1926
HometownBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseRuth Carson (m 1953 - 2012)

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From TV's crown jewels to racist nightmares: can the 1970s sitcom be saved?

  • Here’s a dispatch from the culture wars. BBC bosses are preventing you from watching a 1970s situation comedy starring three of the decade’s best-loved comic virtuosi: Spike Milligan, the cultural revolutionary who founded the Goons; John Bird, the cherubic master satirist; and Frank Carson, the cackling comic who brought the working men’s club to Saturday prime time. Thanks to a decision by the corporation, The Melting Pot, in which Milligan and Bird play two illegal immigrants from Pakistan, a

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