Arts People B Barker, Ronnie
This category houses both professional and fan pages devoted to the English comic actor and writer Ronnie Barker.

Born 25 September 1929 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK.

Died 3 October 2005 in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England, UK.

Television acting credits include 'Porridge', 'Open All Hours' and 'The Two Ronnies'.

Writing credits (as Gerald Wiley, Bob Ferris or Jonathon Cobbald) include 'The Two Ronnies', 'Clarence', 'His Lordship Entertains' and 'Futtocks End'.

Recipient of four BAFTA awards for his performances in 'The Two Ronnies', 'Porridge' and 'Going Straight'. Awarded the OBE in 1978.

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Chortle: Ronnie Barker
Biography, user comments, and related articles.
Guardian: Ronnie Barker Obituary
Article offering an overview of his life and work.
IMDb: Ronnie Barker
Complete filmography, with a biography, trivia, details of awards and nominations, a message board and links.
Screenonline: Ronnie Barker
Biographical article, with links to related material.
Television Heaven: A Tribute to Ronnie Barker
Review of his work, with pictures.
Wikipedia: Ronnie Barker
Article offering a biography, career overview, photographs, links and suggested further reading.
BBC News: Abbey Memorial for Ronnie Barker
Reports the details of a commemorative service held for the performer at Westminster Abbey. With video clips of tributes from fellow actors and writers. (March 03, 2006)
BBC News: Family Funeral for Ronnie Barker
'Comedy legend Ronnie Barker is cremated at a funeral attended by about 20 family members and close friends.' (October 13, 2005)
BBC News: Obituary: Ronnie Barker
Examination of his life and work. With video clips of memorable sketches. (October 05, 2005)
BBC News: Who was Gerald Wiley?
Explores the writing work undertaken by the performer using this particular pseudonym. (October 05, 2005)
BBC News: In Pictures: Ronnie Barker
A collection of 10 images from the comedian's career. (October 04, 2005)
Guardian: Ronnie Barker
Offers a selection of photographs with a list of prominent career highlights. (October 04, 2005)
BBC News: Ronnie Barker's Best Lines
Fans select their favorite moments from the performer's repertoire. (October 04, 2004)
BBC News: Porridge Star Gives Prison Advice
'Porridge star Ronnie Barker records messages for new prison inmates giving advice on life inside.' (November 28, 2003)
BBC News: Barker's Back to Give His Daughter a Break
'Veteran funny man Ronnie Barker writes his first play in an attempt to help the career of his struggling actress daughter.' (August 25, 1998)
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