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R.I.P Norman Wisdom

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GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 4 Oct 2010 22:38

Death just announced at the age of 95

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 4 Oct 2010 22:40

Oh bless him what a good age he lived to. He gave a lot of people great entertainment. My Dad thought he was hilarious. RIP Norman

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 4 Oct 2010 22:42

How sad - but what a good age to reach. We should all be so lucky. He gave people such a lot of joy.

S x

Helen1959

Helen1959 Report 4 Oct 2010 22:51

a diminutive man who was a giant on the screen and made millions laugh.
"Mr Grimsdale" will never sound the same Rip Norman

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 4 Oct 2010 23:07

R.I.P, Norman, a life well lived.

A funny man, a good actor who won a BAFTA for a most moving portrayal of a terminally ill man, a kind and genuine human being.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 Oct 2010 23:28

RIP Norman Wisdom , remembered also for his love of the Isle of man where he lived for many years and was tireless in his promotion of it's virtues :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAdI7INUabg

at the start of this is the Gaiety Theatre, the first theatre I ever went to, on a school trip :))

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 4 Oct 2010 23:46

Wonder if they will show - was it Early Bird Dairies? The shot of him falling downstairs whilst carrying a cup of tea and tearing the wallpaper off as he went - just the memory had OH laughing tonight.

Wonderful man who gave pleasure to many and who lived in my favourite part of the world for so many years.

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 5 Oct 2010 00:38

They will probably show some kind of tribute to him on the coming months.

He made me laugh so much when I was a kid.

R.I.P Norman

Diane

Diane Report 5 Oct 2010 00:58

A very funny man and made a lot of people laugh, lived a good life and left a lot for many people.

R.I.P. Norman Wisdom

Diane x

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 5 Oct 2010 04:16

They broke the mould when they made him lol He was incredible, I am so glad he has had a pretty good life altho he has been quite poorly the last few months with several strokes, apparently he was still fairly independent till very recently. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Somehow I can't see him resting in peace, his was such a spirit that could never be still.
He will be entertaining people for evermore.

Lizx

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom

ஐ+*¨^¨*+e+*¨^¨*+ஐ Mildred Honkinbottom Report 5 Oct 2010 08:04


Norman had child like qualities, playing pranks & making people laugh in his personal life as well as in the limelight.

Throughout his life he never lost this ability to make people smile.

A grand age of 95, he leaves behind a legacy of laughter,

He will be missed, but what a lifetime he's lived.

My thoughts go out to his family & friends x

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 5 Oct 2010 08:21

HE STAYED IN THE SAME HOTEL AS WE DID YEARS AGO IN MALTA.
HE LEPT OVER THE DESK JOKING WITH THE
RECEPTIONIST

StrayKitten

StrayKitten Report 5 Oct 2010 09:05

its a shame, he was a very funny man, x

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 5 Oct 2010 13:11



Thanks Island :O)...but I'm not there... (some would say not all there lol ) either there were three threads or I've hit the wrong button lolol
Mau xx

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 5 Oct 2010 13:17

LOL Annie.... ...Norman wasn't one of my favourites either but still think he spread a little happiness
Mau xx

*~~*Posh*~~*

*~~*Posh*~~* Report 5 Oct 2010 14:59

A lovely man on and off stage...

R.I.P. Norman. xx

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 6 Oct 2010 10:34

The day the death of Tony Curtis was announced they showed 'Some like it hot' that same evening. Was expecting to see a Norman film. No mention so far.

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 6 Oct 2010 11:05

i looked up his life yesterday
the last 4 years were so sad

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 6 Oct 2010 12:42

He loved the Isle of Man where he lived for past 30 years and he died there. Sad to hear that he had suffered a series of strokes in past year which affected him mentally as well as physically. He did not have much luck with wives but he did manage to raise his two children.

Yatesy

Yatesy Report 11 Feb 2013 21:51

"mr grimsdale" was based on a real milkman in the aylesbury area....