British comedy actor, Tommy Trinder

Tommy Trinder

British cockney music-hall comedian, in occasional films. He was noted for his ability to ad-lib

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Once, Trinder was performing at a London nightclub, where his audience included Orson Welles, who had just been divorced from Rita Hayworth. He began his act in his usual way saying ‘Trinder’s the name.’ Welles heckled ‘Why don’t you change it?’ Said Trinder, ‘Is that a proposal?’

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Tommy Hoskins, 19th Fusillers
Tommy Turk
George Leybourne
Tommy Taylor
Pte Tommy Smart
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