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date: 04 December 2020

Perry, James (Jimmy)locked

  • Simon Morgan-Russell


Perry, James (Jimmy) (1923–2016), actor, comedy writer, and songwriter, was born on 9 September 1923 at 20 Nassau Road, Barnes, London, the son of Arthur Edward Perry (1869–1961), antiques dealer, and his wife, Dorothy Millicent, née Govett (1891–1962...

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