Sir Norman Wisdom
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Comedian Sir Norman Wisdom dies

Comic actor Sir Norman Wisdom has died aged 95.

The London-born comedian was famous for his slapstick film roles in the 1950s and 1960s, including the character Norman Pitkin.

Sir Norman had suffered a series of strokes causing a decline in both his mental and physical health over the past six months.

His family said he passed away at a nursing home on the Isle of Man.

  • 04 Oct 2010