Kenny Lynch

Kenny Lynch

British actor and musician (1938-2019)
Kenneth Lynch, OBE was an English singer, songwriter, entertainer, and actor. He appeared in many variety shows in the 1960s. At the time, he was among the few Black singers in British pop music.Wikipedia
BornMarch 18, 1938
HometownStepney, United Kingdom
Height5'10" (1.78m)
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Kenny Lynch: Multitalented performer and doyen of light entertainment

  • Kenny Lynch, who has died of prostate cancer aged 81, was a pioneering black British singer, songwriter and actor who was a familiar face at the light entertainment end of TV.Born and raised in the area around the Stepney docks in London’s East End, Lynch was one of 11 children fathered by Oscar, a Barbadian sailor, and Amelia, who Lynch described as “Irish”. His older sister Gladys (who predeceased him in 2003), under the stage name Maxine Daniels, made calypso recordings in the 1950s before developing into a superb jazz singer.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Curry & Chips
Curry & Chips
0h 30min
1969

Albums

Playlist: The Best of Kenny Lynch
Playlist: The Best of Kenny Lynch
2017
Nothing But the Real Thing
Nothing But the Real Thing
2004