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Barker, Ronnie

Born: 1929 AD
Died: 2005 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Comedians, Musicians

1929 – Ronald William George Barker was born 25th of September in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.

Barker attended Oxford High School.

1945 – Ronnie Barker left the school and took a job as a bank clerk.

1948 – He wrote to the Aylesbury Repertory Company and his show business career began.

He then worked as an actor and assistant stage manager with the Manchester Repertory Company.

1956 – Ronnie Barker’s first radio appearance, he went on to play a variety of minor characters in The Navy Lark.

1957 – Barker married Joy Tubb.

1971 – He appeared in the film The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins.

1971-1987 – He appeared on the show The Two Ronnies.

1973-1985 – Ronnie Barker also starred in the Open All Hours Albert Arkwright.

1973-1977 – Starred in the show Porridge Norman Fletcher.

1976 – Ronnie Barker starred in the film Robin and Marian as Friar Tuck.

1979 – Ronnie Barker starring in Porridge as Fletcher Porridge ran for three series.

2002 – Baker starred in the BBC drama The Gathering Storm.

2003 – Ronnie Barker in My House in Umbria.

2005 – Ronnie Baker died 3rd of October due to Heart Failure in London, England.

His life and work was honoured at the British Academy Television Awards in 2006.