1911–1990 | British actor
British comedian with inimitable gap-toothed manner; became Hollywood’s favourite idea of the English silly ass. Also on stage and TV
Born in Finchley, London, Terry-Thomas was a clerk before becoming a film extra and a professional ballroom dancer. From the mid-1970s he suffered with Parkinson’s disease and retired to live in Ibiza and later, Majorca. Married twice.