Biographies

Sid James

Sid James

Sid James

With his battered features, wicked leer and possibly the most recognisable laugh in show business, Sid James appeared to the world as a streetwise Cockney ex-heavyweight boxer. But Sid was no more an East End boy than he was a fighter.

Clive James biography at Television Heaven

Clive James

Clive James biography at Television Heaven

Critic, journalist, broadcaster, writer and raconteur - Clive James achieved mainstream success in the UK with a series of shows that highlighted his acerbic wit and self deprecating sense of humour

Joan Sanderson

Joan Sanderson

Joan Sanderson

Television Heaven honours a legendary actress forever associated with some of Britain’s most beloved sitcoms

Philip Jones TV Producer

Philip Jones

Philip Jones TV Producer

One of the most influential television producers of a generation, Philip Jones presided over a galaxy of stars. He brought Benny Hill to ITV, provided Kenny Everett his own hit series and gave The Beatles their first national television exposure.

John Junkin

John Junkin

John Junkin

An influential figure in the world of British television comedy during the 1960s and 70s, actor and comedian John Junkin wrote scripts for numerous TV shows and for many comedians, including Ted Ray, Jim Davidson, Bob Monkhouse and Mike Yarwood.

Gorden Kaye

Gorden Kaye

Gorden Kaye

They say that from small acorns mighty oaks grow, and if the old phrase can be applied to television stardom then we need look no further than much-loved comic actor Gorden Kaye for supporting evidence.

David Kelly

David Kelly

David Kelly

One of the most recognisable voices and faces of Irish stage and screen, David Kelly was loved and respected by his co-stars and the public alike.

Dermot Kelly

Dermot Kelly

Dermot Kelly

A familiar face on TV and Films in the 1960s and 1970s, Dermot Kelly was a versatile and charismatic actor who brought laughter and joy to many audiences with his comic roles

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr

Australian Bill Kerr carved himself an enduring place among an elite generation of comedians who changed the face of British comedy after the Second World War.

Roy Kinnear

Roy Kinnear

Roy Kinnear

Roy Kinnear's remarkable career ensured that he remained at the top of his profession for nearly 30 years, earning him a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim