Norman Wisdom

Sir Norman Wisdom OBE was an English comedian, actor and singer/song-writer. He is best known for starring in a string of highly successful comedy films during the 1950s and 60s, in which he usually played a version of his luckless, lovelorn Norman Pitkin stage persona.

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Thursday 4th February 1915
Monday 4th October 2010
Sir Norman Wisdom OBE
Full name
Norman Joseph Wisdom
Sir Norman Wisdom
Norman Wisdom OBE


British Comedy Awards 1990
Lifetime Achievement Award: Winner
BAFTA Film Awards 1954
Most Promising Newcomer: Winner


Year Production Role
2020 Comedy Legends - Series 3
  1. E3 - Norman Wisdom
Self (Archive Material)
2017 Barbara Windsor Celebrates... (as Sir Norman Wisdom)
  1. E1 - Sir Norman Wisdom
Self (Archive Material)
2016 Norman Wisdom Live Host / Presenter
2011 The Unforgettable... - 2011 Specials
  1. Special - Norman Wisdom
Self (Archive Material)
2010 Norman Wisdom: His Story Self (Archive Material)
2008 Wonderland: The Secret Life Of Norman Wisdom Aged 92 3/4 Self
2006 The Story Of Light Entertainment
  1. E2 - All Round Entertainers
2004 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 25 Billy Ingleton
2002 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 23 Billy Ingleton
2001 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 22 Billy Ingleton
1999 There's Something About... Host / Presenter
1995 Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 17 Billy Ingleton
1994 Paul Merton's Palladium Story Self
1976 A Little Bit Of Wisdom - Series 3 Norman
1975 A Little Bit Of Wisdom - Series 2 Norman
1974 A Little Bit Of Wisdom - Series 1 Norman
1974 It's Norman Crew
1974 It's Norman Actor
1973 Nobody Is Norman Wisdom Nobody
1969 What's Good For The Goose Associate Producer
1969 What's Good For The Goose Writer
1969 What's Good For The Goose Timothy Bartlett
1966 The Sandwich Man Boxing Vicar
1966 Press For Time Actor
1965 The Early Bird Actor
1963 A Stitch In Time Actor
1962 On The Beat Actor
1962 The Girl On The Boat Samuel 'Sam' Marlow
1960 The Bulldog Breed Actor
1960 There Was A Crooked Man Davy Cooper
1959 Follow A Star Actor
1958 The Square Peg Norman
1957 Just My Luck Actor
1956 Up In The World Norman
1955 One Good Turn Composer
1955 One Good Turn Norman
1955 Man Of The Moment Norman
1953 Trouble In Store Norman
1952 Norman Wisdom Actor
1949 Cuckoo College Actor
1948 Date With A Dream Comedy Boxing Act

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Norman Wisdom on IMDb

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