Tag Archives: Top 50 British Comedians

English Comedian Eric Idle

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE In Harton Village, South Shields, County Durham, on 29th March, 1943, Eric Idle was born to Ernest Idle, who served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, and a health visitor called Nora Barron. Unfortunately his father was killed in 1945 on Christmas Eve in… Read More »

English Actor Rowan Atkinson

London Academy of Media Film TV EARLY LIFE On 6th January 1955, Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born as the youngest of 3 brothers in Consett, County Durham, England to Ella May and Eric Atkinson, a company director and a farmer.  Atkinson’s brother, Rodney, is a Eurosceptic economist, and in 2000 almost won the leadership election… Read More »