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Ronnie Corbett

(1930-2016), Actor and comedian

Ronald Balfour ('Ronnie') Corbett

Sitter in 4 portraits
Corbett achieved prominence during the 1960s on the satirical television programme The Frost Report where he met fellow comedian Ronnie Barker. Their resulting successful television series The Two Ronnies ran from 1971 to 1987. Corbett also starred in the sitcoms Sorry! (1981-8) and No - That's Me Over Here! (1967-70). He was awarded an OBE in 1978. And it's Goodnight from Him: the autobiography of the two Ronnies was published in 2006.

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''In' Group', by Patrick Lichfield - NPG x128493

''In' Group'

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
NPG x128493

John Cleese; Ronnie Corbett, by Unknown photographer - NPG x198496

John Cleese; Ronnie Corbett

by Unknown photographer
gelatin silver print, 1967
NPG x198496

Ronnie Corbett, by Debra Hurford Brown - NPG x133116

Ronnie Corbett

by Debra Hurford Brown
bromide print, 2006
NPG x133116

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