Ken Goodwin (comedian)
|Birth name||William Kenneth Unwin|
7 April 1933|
Manchester, Lancashire, England
|Died||18 February 2012
Rhos-on-Sea, North Wales
|Notable works and roles||The Comedians|
Goodwin was a great fan of George Formby. He did various jobs and started performing in working men's clubs, telling jokes and playing the ukulele. He then performed on the Royal Variety Show in 1971 and in a summer season at the London Palladium, before his television break on Opportunity Knocks followed by The Comedians. He also appeared on BBC TVs The Good Old Days.
- Ken Goodwin obituary. The Guardian
- Jamieson, Teddy (2004) "The Last Laugh", Glasgow Herald, 15 May 2004, p. 20
- Eddie Pedder (1985). Who's Who on Television, 3rd Edition. Michael Joseph. ISBN 0-907965-31-8.
- Phillips, Judith (23 February 2012). "Comedian Ken Goodwin dies at Rhos-on-Sea nursing home". North Wales Weekly News. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
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