The Rebel. Anthony Hancock (Tony Hancock). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL

Tony Hancock was a Birmingham-born, Bournemouth-raised English comedian and comic actor who built a career on the London stage and BBC radio in the years immediately following the Second World War, before shooting to stardom as one of the country's most-loved comics in his own hit radio - and later TV - sitcom, Hancock's Half Hour.

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Born
Monday 12th May 1924
Died
Tuesday 25th June 1968
Full name
Anthony John Hancock
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Television Awards 1959
Best Light Entertainment Artist: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 1957
Best Light Entertainment Artist: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2020 Great Lives - Kenneth Williams Self (Archive Material)
2018 The Day Off Cancelled Writer (Additional Material)
2018 The Undiscovered Tony Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2018 When Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong Self (Archive Material)
2015 The Essay: British Film Comedians Subject
2014 Tears Of A Clown Self (Archive Material)
2014 Tony Hancock: The Live Broadcasts Self (Archive Material)
2013 My Hero: Ben Miller On Tony Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2013 Tony Hancock: From Bournemouth To East Cheam Self (Archive Material)
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self (Archive Material)
2009 Very Nearly An Armful - The Galton & Simpson Story Self (Archive Material)
2005 The Unknown Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2005 The Comedians' Comedian Self (Archive Material)
1971 A Story Of Our Time: What Happened To Hancock? Self (Archive Material)
1967 Hancock's Swinging Tony Hancock
1966 Hancock At The Royal Festival Hall Writer
1966 Hancock At The Royal Festival Hall Host / Presenter
1966 The Blackpool Show - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Story
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Writer
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Wally Pinner
1961 Hancock's Half Hour - Hancock Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1961 The Rebel Story
1961 The Rebel Anthony Hancock
1960 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 6 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1959 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 5 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4
  1. E2 - Underpaid! Or, Grandad's SOS
Tony's Grandfather (Voice)
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1957 Hancock's Forty-Three Minutes Host / Presenter
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 3 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
  1. E3 - The Russian Prince
Prince Nicolai
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1956 The Tony Hancock Show - Series 2 Various
1956 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 1 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1956 The Tony Hancock Show - Series 1 Various
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 3 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
  1. E6 - The Chef That Died Of Shame
Percois Egance/Percy Higgins
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1954 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 1 Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1951 Educating Archie - Series 2 Tutor

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Tony Hancock on IMDb

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