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Fyffe, William [Will] (1885–1947), comedian and actor, was born on 16 February 1885 at 36 Ferry Road, Dundee, the eldest child of John Fyffe (1864–1928), ship's carpenter, and Janet Rhynd Cunningham (1858–1949), music teacher. Shortly after Will was born his father left his job to form a touring company of actors who performed in a portable wooden theatre, called a geggy, which was assembled and dismantled at every venue. ...

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Murray, Charles Thomas McKinnon [Chic] (1919–1985), comedian and actor, was born on 6 November 1919 at 26 Duncan Street, Greenock, the only surviving child of William Irvine Murray (1879–1933), railway goods checker, and his wife, Isabella Forrest McKinnon (1882–1958). He left school at ...