Richard Murdoch

Richard Murdoch was born in Keston in Kent in 1907.   He became famous in Britain with the radio series “Band Wagon” with Arthur Askey which ran from 1938 until 1940 on the BBC.   His film debut was in 1932 with Gracie Fields in “Looking on the Bright Side”.   Other films include “Ghost Train” and “It Happened in Soho”.   He was featured in “Rumpole of the Bailey” and “Blackadder” on television.   Richard Murdoch died in 1990.

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Richard Murdoch was born on April 6, 1907 in Kestow, Kent, England as Richard Bernard Murdoch. He was an actor, known for The Ghost Train (1941), Rumpole of the Bailey(1978) and Strictly Confidential (1959). He was married to Peggy Rawlings. He died on October 9, 1990 in Walton, England.

Peggy Rawlings (1932 – 9 October 1990) (his death) (3 children)
British radio and film comedian and dancer, the son of a tea broker. He was best known for his successful partnership with fellow entertainers Arthur Askey and Kenneth Horne. Served in the RAF during World War II.

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