Ronnie Barker

Ronnie Barker

English actor, comedian and writer (1929-2005)
Ronald William George Barker OBE was an English actor, comedian and writer. He was known for roles in British comedy television series such as Porridge, The Two Ronnies, and Open All Hours.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 25, 1929
HometownBedford, United Kingdom
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseJoy Tubb (m 1957 - 2005)
ChildrenCharlotte Barker
ParentsLeonard Barker , Edith Barker
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Ronnie Barker's handwritten 'Four Candles' script

Ronnie Barker's handwritten four-page script for the 'Four Candles' sketch is set to sell for £40,000 at auction. The classic scene, first aired by the BBC in 1976, features Barker trying to buy handles for garden forks from Ronnie Corbett. But the pint-sized shop worker misunderstands and pulls four candles out of the drawer.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1979British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceGoing StraightWinner
1979British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceThe Two RonniesWinner
1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceThe Two RonniesWinner
1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformancePorridgeWinner
1977British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLight Entertainment PerformanceOpen All HoursNominated