Ken Dodd

Ken Dodd bio

Birth Name: Kenneth Arthur Dodd

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: November 8, 1927

Date Of Death: March 11, 2018

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Ken Dodd was born on the 8th of November, 1927. He was popular for being a Comedian. 1960s British comedy icon, television personality, and singer known for his rapid delivery of one-liner jokes, his frizzy hair, and buck teeth. His signature greeting is “How tickled I am!”

Ken Dodd was born in England. He was given his signature ‘buck’ teeth after a bicycle accident as a child. He made his professional show-business debut at the now-demolished Nottingham Empire in 1954 when he was 26 years old. He was given the British Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993 and in the 1960s he earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records by telling 1,500 jokes in three and a half hours

Ken Dodd was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ken Dodd 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.

Kenneth Arthur Dodd 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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Ken Dodd’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ken Dodd’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Ken Dodd was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Kenneth Arthur Dodd
NICKNAME: Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ken Dodd was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ken Dodd was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Ken Dodd had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Ken Dodd’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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