Michael Howard (comedian)

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Michael Howard (4 March 1916 – 18 February 1988) was a British actor and comedian.

He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and performed at various theatres in Britain and America. He became a resident comic at the Windmill Theatre in London in 1941.

He wrote and starred in a number of comedy shows for BBC Radio including For The Love Of Mike, Leave It To The Boys, The Michael Howard Show and Here's Howard. The latter was adapted for BBC television and was transmitted from 14 March to 20 June 1951.

He married Betty Kelly in 1938. They later divorced and in 1949 he married the actress Peggy Evans, with whom he had two children, Annabelle Howard and Ian Howard.