Blue plaque unveiled in tribute to actor and comedian Freddie Frinton



A BLUE plaque has been unveiled to Grimsby-born actor, writer and comedian Freddie Frinton.
Born in 1909, as Frederick Bittiner Coo, he is best known for his roles in Dinner For One (which is played every year on New Year's Eve in Germany) and Meet The Wife, and remains a household name in much of Germany, Scandinavia and various parts of the rest of the Europe.
Freddie tragically died in London in October 1968, following a heart attack, aged 59.
After a campaign and sponsorship from the North East Lincs Twinning Group, the plaque has been cast and painted, and is now in Pier Gardens, Sea... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 42
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