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Also Known As: Died: April 17, 1991
Born: August 24, 1916 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: playwright, screenwriter, journalist

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Former British journalist best known for his West End satirical farces such as "A Bit Between the Teeth", "She's Done It Again" and "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something" (which was later filmed). Pertwee wrote the screenplays for "Laughter in Paradise" (1951), "Mouse on the Moon" (1963) and the adaptation of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1966) with Melvin Frank.

Former British journalist best known for his West End satirical farces such as "A Bit Between the Teeth", "She's Done It Again" and "Don't Just Lie There, Say Something" (which was later filmed). Pertwee wrote the screenplays for "Laughter in Paradise" (1951), "Mouse on the Moon" (1963) and the adaptation of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1966) with Melvin Frank.

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 Laughter in Paradise (1951) Stuart
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1937:
Entered industry
1938:
First screenplay, "Crackerjack/Man With 100 Faces
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Co-author and co-presenter of many BBC plays and serials
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Appeared on panel of British game programs
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father:
Roland Pertwee. Actor, playwright, screenwriter, novelist.
brother:
Jon Pertwee. Actor. Born July 7, 1919 in Londonappeared on Broadway in "There's a Girl in My Soup".

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