Spike Milligan
Date of Birth
Apr 16, 1918
Birth Place:
Ahmednagar, India


The son of a highly mobile British military officer, actor/comedian/director/playwright Spike Milligan was born in India and raised throughout the "colonies" of the Far East. Milligan's earliest recorded stage appearance was in a grade-school production of The Nativity. His career proper began in 1936, when he hit the cabaret and music-hall circuit as a comic/musician. In 1950, Milligan launched...