An English actor and singer with a seven-decade-long career was Bernard Joseph Cribbins. He was born on December 29, 1928, in the UK to John Edward Cribbins and Ethel Clarkson. He passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the age of 93.

At the age of 13, Cribbins dropped out of school and worked as an assistant stage manager at a local theater club. He also played a few small parts there before beginning an apprenticeship at the Oldham Repertory Theatre. He started his national service in 1947 in Mandatory Palestine and Aldershot, Hampshire, with the Parachute Regiment.

As the two Dromios in A Comedy of Errors, Cribbins made his stage debut in the West End in 1956 at the Arts Theatre. He also costarred in the first West End productions of Not Now Darling, There Goes the Bride, and Run for Your Wife. Additionally, he performed in the revue And Another Thing, and “Folksong,” a song from the production, was released as a single.


Bernard Cribbins
Bernard Cribbins

Cribbins acted in movies beginning in the early 1950s, primarily comedies. A picture of Cribbins and fellow Doctor Who alumna Lynda Baron at a wedding appeared on the BBC’s tie-in website for the television episode “Tooth and Claw” in 2006. Cribbins had previously played Tom Campbell, a companion to Dr. Who in the 1966 feature film Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. Cribbins later appeared in the television episode “Tooth and Claw” as well.

2018 saw the release of Constable’s autobiography, Bernard Who? 75 Years Of Doing Just About Anything. After a successful social media campaign in February 2022, Cribbins was granted permission to record his autobiography as an audiobook and read it himself.

Who is Bernard Cribbins Wife?

Bernard Cribbins was married to Gillian Cribbins from 1955 until Gillian died in October 2021. Apart from Gillian being known as the wife of Bernard, there was nothing else known about her.


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