Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd was born on November 8, 1927, in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England and died on March 11, 2018.
He was an English comedian, singer and occasional actor.
Dodd was mostly identified by his unruly hair and protruding teeth, his red, white and blue “tickling stick” and his upbeat greeting of “How tickled I am!” He also popularized the characters of the Diddy Men (“diddy” being an informal British word for “small”).
Sir Ken Dodd stage career lasted over sixty years, and he continued to perform, when his health permitted, until his death.
He died at 90 years old, at his home in Knotty Ash.