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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Sailors Three (1940)
Tommy Taylor
Eating Out with Tommy Trinder (1941)
Himself
The Foreman Went to France (1942)
Tommy Hoskins, 19th Fusillers
The Bells Go Down (1943)
Tommy Turk
Champagne Charlie (1944)
George Leybourne
Fiddlers Three (1944)
Tommy Taylor
You Lucky People (1955)
Pte Tommy Smart
Make Mine a Million (1959)
Himself, Cameo appearance
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