Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes bio

Birth Name: Eric Sykes

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: May 4, 1923

Date Of Death: July 4, 2012

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Eric Sykes was born on the 4th of May, 1923. He was known for being a Comedian. British comedian, and actor who was known for his radio presence and work in several BBC programs and who starred in the comedy Village of Daughters. He got his start writing for The Goon Show in the 1950’s.

Eric Sykes was born in England. He was a leading aircraftman in the Royal Air Force during WWII. He became deaf and registered as legally blind later in his life.

Eric Sykes was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Eric Sykes 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.

Eric Sykes is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Eric Sykes’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 Sykes’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Eric Sykes was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Eric Sykes
NICKNAME: Eric Sykes OBE (1986), Eric Sykes CBE (2005)
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Eric Sykes 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 Sykes was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Eric Sykes 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 Sykes’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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