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Brian Rix

A master of farce on stage, film and TV, Brian Rix was an actor, producer and manager known for a long-running and record-breaking association with the Whitehall Theatre. The highest paid BBC Television star in the early 1960s, broadcasts of his farces were national events. He enjoyed a lengthy career in comedy before focusing on disability campaigning, following the birth of his first child, with Down syndrome. He became a crossbench member of the House of Lords in 1992 and President of Mencap from 1998 until his death.

Title
Lord Rix
Title
Lord Rix CBE
Title
Sir Brian Rix
Title
Brian Rix CBE
Title
Sir Brian Rix CBE
Title
Lord Brian Rix
Gender
Male
Nationality
United Kingdom
Born
Sunday 27th January 1924
Died
Saturday 20th August 2016 (aged 92)

Family

Son
Jamie Rix (Born 1958)
Wife
Elspet Gray (1949)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2010 The Unforgettable... - Series 4
  1. E4 - Terry Scott
Self
1977 A Roof Over My Head - Series 1 James
1977 A Roof Over My Head - Pilot James
1973 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! Barry Ovis MP
Men Of Affairs Barry Ovis, M.P
Men Of Affairs
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
Dad
1963 Yule Be Surprised Actor
Dial RIX Actor
1961 Wolf's Clothing Julian Calvert
1960 The Night We Got The Bird Bertie Skidmore
1960 The Night We Got The Bird Producer
1960 And The Same To You Dickie Dreadnought
1959 The Night We Dropped A Clanger Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
1959 The Night We Dropped A Clanger Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood
1959 The Night We Dropped A Clanger Associate Producer
1957 Not Wanted On Voyage Understeward Cecil Hollebone
1956 Dry Rot Fred Phipps

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Brian Rix on IMDb

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