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George Formby
  • Mini Bio
  • Name: George Formby
  • Born: 26th May 1904, Wigan Lancashire U.K.
  • Died: 6th March 1961, Preston Lancashire U.K.
  • Occupation: Singer, musician and actor
  • Years active: 1915-1960
  • Movie appearances: 22
  • Trivia: Inducted into the Ukulele Hall of Fame in 2004

"I'll hang up my uke on Sundays only when our lads stop fighting and getting killed on Sundays"

George Formby

"I was the first turn, three minutes, died the death of a dog"

George Formby

"Don't forget, it's wonderful to be British"

George Formby

"When I look back on some of the films I've done in the past it makes me want to cringe. I'm afraid the days of being a clown are gone"

George Formby

"That's it. So long as the government keeps bleeding me dry, I shan't be in much of a hurry to work again"

George Formby

"Every time that I go out the people stare at me, with me little ukulele in me hand"

George Formby

"I'm just a clown without the make-up, the circus clown who magnifies the reactions of ordinary people to the things that happen around them"

George Formby





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george formby I'll hang up my uke on Sundays only when our lads stop fighting and getting killed on Sundays