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Eddie Large Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 10, 2020

Short Biography

Eddie Large was born on 25-06-1941 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He Was a British Comedian, Television Personality & Autobiographer who was popularly known for BBC1's comedy show "The Little and Large Show".

Other Name: Edward Hugh McGinnis
Other Professions: Television Personality Autobiographer

Eddie Large Complete Bio & Career

Off late, he additionally launched a unmarried titled "Je t'aime... Moi non plus" by means of Serge Gainsbourg entitled "Gee Musky... Moi Non Plus".  Edward Large better known as Eddie Large is a famend comic from Scotland. His father served the Royal Navy for the duration of 2d world war therefore he lived his childhood in tents in Oatlands. He then relocated together with his circle of relatives to Manchester. He used to play soccer whilst an faculty and remained an ardent follower of ManchesterCity at some point of his life. Once at a bar he met guitarist Cyril Mead and formed a double act following the response to Eddie's comic heckling of Cyril who switched to comedy from singing. The duo then performed in northern golf equipment, turning professional in 1963.As Little and Large, the two guys began their tv career on the talent show Opportunity Knocks winning in 1971 and starred in many tv comedy programmes, including their very own collection The Little and Large Show and the ITV series Who Do You Do? Doing impressions and additionally acting as pantomime stars. The duo then broke up their formiddable partnership and in no way talked to each other for a while. He then were given associated with football and carried out sketch comedies in football display. 
Off later, he seemed in english dramas along with Blackpool and The Brief. He was pretty favored for his performances and became a family name in Britain thru those shows. Off overdue, he also launched a single titled "Je t'aime... Moi non plus" via Serge Gainsbourg entitled "Gee Musky... Moi Non Plus".

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Eddie Large was suffering from kidney and heart-related problems from a few years. Before some days, he admitted to Southmead Hospital, Bristol due to the complication of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). On 02-04-2020, he died in hospital from COVID-19 at the age of 78.

DEATHDAY 2 April,2020 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Bristol, England
DEATH COUNTRY United Kingdom

Eddie Large Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name was Teddy Hugh. He was married to Patsy Ann Scott from 1983 till his death in 2020. Together the couple had 3 children.

Life's Important Dates Of Eddie Large

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Glasgow
Nationality Scottish
Religion Christian
Address Manchester, England
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling and Watching Football
Marital Status Married
Debut TV - Opportunity Knocks (1971)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Emma Watson
Favorite Singer Ed Sheeran
Favorite Food Meat Balls

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Eddie Large

  • Retired from show business in 2003 after having a heart transplant.
  • His autobiography entitled Larger than Life was published in 2005.

Eddie Large Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Eddie Large was 78 years 9 months & 7 days old age.