Norman Wisdom
Date of Birth
Feb 04, 1920
Birth Place:
London, England

Biography

The immensely popular British comedian Norman Wisdom came to films after headlining postwar English music halls. Wisdom had developed his standard characterization as a clumsy cockney with his traditional costume of cloth cap and tight clothes long before his first film, Trouble in Store (1953). Wisdom's comedy films were so low budget that they appeared to have been filmed in someone's basement,...