Eric Morecambe bio

Birth Name: John Eric Bartholomew

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 14, 1926

Date Of Death: May 28, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Eric Morecambe was born on the 14th of May, 1926. He was popular for being a Comedian. British comedian most known for “Morecambe and Wise,” the comedy act he shared with Ernie Wise. The duo co-starred together on the television series The Morecambe & Wise Show.

Eric Morecambe was born in England. He served during World War II in the British Merchant Marine before starting his career. His birth name was John Eric Bartholomew; his stage surname was actually the name of the seaside town in which he grew up.

Eric Morecambe was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Eric Morecambe was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

John Eric Bartholomew is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Eric Morecambe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Eric Morecambe’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Eric Morecambe kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Eric Bartholomew
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Eric Morecambe was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Eric Morecambe was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Eric Morecambe had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Eric Morecambe’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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