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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st September 1906 Born today: Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)
21st September 1849 Born today: Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father and Son)
Tony Hancock lived here
The home where Tony Hancock's Half Hour lived.
Location: 10 Grey Close, Hampstead Gardens
Description: This is where actor, clown and comedian Tony Hancock (1924-1968) lived from 1947 to 1948.
Comedian Ernie Wise unveiled the plaque here in May 1992 and it was sponsored by the Dead Comic Society.
The comedian who suffered from chronic alcoholism died from overdose at his shared home in Sydney, Australia at the age of just 44.
Tagged in this Tour: Tony Hancock's Half Hour Tour