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Terry Scott

Terry Scott (May 4, 1927 - July 26, 1994) was an actor and comedian who appeared in seven Carry On films. He also appeared in BBC One's popular domestic sitcom Terry and June with June Whitfield. As a regular comedy performer, he went on to become one of Britain's top stars. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 477 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (564 × 709 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 477 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (564 × 709 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 26 is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... The Carry On films were a long-running series of British low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers. ... BBC One is the primary television channel of the BBC, and the first in the United Kingdom. ... A situation comedy, usually referred to as a sitcom, is a genre of comedy programs which originated in radio. ... June Whitfield and Terry Scott on Terry and June Terry and June was a popular British sitcom, broadcast on the BBC from 1979 to 1987. ... June Whitfield CBE 1925 in Streatham, London) is a well-known English actress. ...


Scott was born in Watford and educated at Watford Field Junior School then Watford Grammar School. He studied accounting and served in the Navy during World War II. During the early 1960s, he became well known to television audiences for his role alongside Hugh Lloyd in Hugh and I. Grammar school can refer to various types of schools in different English-speaking countries. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... Hugh Lloyd (born April 22, 1923) is an English actor who made his name on television. ... Hugh and I was a highly successful BBC sitcom of the 1960s in which Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd played two friends who shared a house with the mother of one of them. ...


Scott is best known for starring in several series of the comedy Happy Ever After and its successor, Terry and June. Due to the popularity of the sitcom, many people believed he was actually married to co-star June Whitfield. The pair also starred together in the movie version of Bless This House. June Whitfield and Terry Scott on Terry and June Terry and June was a popular British sitcom, broadcast on the BBC from 1979 to 1987. ... DVD cover Bless This House on the cover of TV Times magazine. ...


Scott later appeared with Lloyd as gnomes in the 1969 sitcom The Gnomes of Dulwich. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... The Gnomes of Dulwich is a United Kingdom television sit-com originally shown in six episodes from 12 May 1969 to 16 June 1969. ...


Scott had played a small role in the very first of the Carry On series of movies, Carry On Sergeant in 1958. In 1968 he returned to the series with a role in Carry On Up the Khyber (1968), playing main roles in six of the films. He said he stopped because he was busy with other projects[citation needed]. The Carry On films were a long-running series of British low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers. ... Carry On Sergeant is the first Carry On film, and its first public screening was on 1st August 1958 at Screen One, London. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carry On up the Khyber is the sixteenth Carry On film, released in 1968. ...


In the 1970s, Terry had a memorable role in TV commercials for a chocolate coated caramel bar called Curly Wurly, in which he appeared dressed as a schoolboy, complete with short trousers and cap. Curly Wurly is a type of chocolate bar manufactured by Cadbury. ...


Then in the 1980s, Scott was the voice of Penfold the hamster in the animated series DangerMouse. A voice actor (also a voice artist) is a person who provides voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television series, animated shorts), voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. ... Penfold in The Odd Ball Runaround DangerMouse last aired on Boomerang Penfolds tarzan cry Lord of the Bungle Timid hamster Penfold with a mole Dangermouse and Penfold appearing human size in Trip to America Penfold is a fictional character from DangerMouse, the British animated television series by Cosgrove Hall... Genera Mesocricetus Phodopus Cricetus Cricetulus Allocricetulus Cansumys Tscherskia Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... DangerMouse is a British animated television series which was produced by Cosgrove Hall Films. ...


Scott's novelty record My Brother received regular airplay on BBC radio for many years.


Scott suffered from ill-health for many years. In 1979, he had a life-saving operation after a haemorrhage. He also suffered from creeping paralysis and had to wear a neck brace, even on television. When Terry and June was axed in 1988, Scott suffered a nervous breakdown. The attack was in part brought on by his public confession that he had a series of affairs during his marriage to former dancer Maggie Pollen, whom he married in 1957. June Whitfield and Terry Scott on Terry and June Terry and June was a popular British sitcom, broadcast on the BBC from 1979 to 1987. ...


Selected films

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