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Eric Morecambe (John Eric Bartholomew) was born on 14 May, 1926 in Buxton Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK, is an Actor, Writer, Soundtrack. Discover Eric Morecambe's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Eric Morecambe networth?

Popular As John Eric Bartholomew
Occupation actor,writer,soundtrack
Age 58 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 14 May 1926
Birthday 14 May
Birthplace Buxton Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK
Date of death 28 May, 1984
Died Place Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Nationality UK

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Eric Morecambe Height, Weight & Measurements

At 58 years old, Eric Morecambe height is 5' 8½" (1.74 m) .

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Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Who Is Eric Morecambe's Wife?

His wife is Joan Morecambe (11 December 1952 - 28 May 1984) ( his death) ( 3 children)

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Wife Joan Morecambe (11 December 1952 - 28 May 1984) ( his death) ( 3 children)
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Eric Morecambe Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Eric Morecambe worth at the age of 58 years old? Eric Morecambe’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from UK. We have estimated Eric Morecambe's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2022 Under Review
Net Worth in 2021 Pending
Salary in 2021 Under Review
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Source of Income Actor

Eric Morecambe Social Network




Morecambe was one of five comedians pictured on a set of UK postage stamps issued 23 April 1998. His caricatured likeness was on the 26p stamp. The other comedians honored were Tommy Cooper (20p), Joyce Grenfell (37p), Les Dawson (43p), and Peter Cook (63p).


He collapsed and died on-stage at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury in May 1984, watched by his wife, immediately after appearing in a show with Stan Stennett.


Publicly supported Margaret Thatcher in the 1983 General Election.


Like many entertainment personalities, he supported Margaret Thatcher in the 1979 General Election, which is unsurprising considering that he had been paying 83% income tax under Labour since 1974.


He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1976 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to entertainment.


With Ernie Wise they received the Top Comedy Act award at the 1973 Sun Awards.


Was director of Luton Town FC from 1970 to 1977, when he resigned and became the club's vice-president.


He was an actor and writer, known for The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968), Night Train to Murder (1984) and The Intelligence Men (1965). He was married to Joan Morecambe.


After appearing on their first television show, Running Wild (1954), Morecambe and Wise received many highly critical and derogatory reviews in newspapers, one of which said "Definition of Television - the box they buried Morecambe and Wise in". Eric carried a cutting of that review in his wallet for the rest of his life.


He appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) (aka "The Ed Sullivan Show"), with his partner-in-comedy, Ernie Wise, numerous times during the 1960s.


Made his professional debut in 1939 in a touring show at the age of thirteen, having won a talent competition over 100 other contestants. There, he first met Ernie Wise.


Eric Morecambe was born on May 14, 1926 in Buxton Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, England as John Eric Bartholomew.