Freddie Starr, Comedian, Died at 76

Freddie Starr, born Frederick Leslie Fowell, was born on January 9, 1943, and died on May 9, 2019; he was an English comedian, impressionist, singer and actor.

Freddie was the lead singer of Merseybeat pop group the Midniters throughout the early 1960s and came to prominence in the early 1970s after appearing on Opportunity Knocks and the Royal Variety Performance.


In the 1990s, Freddie starred in numerous television shows, including Freddie Starr in 1993 to 1994, The Freddie Starr Show in 1996 to 1998 and An Audience with Freddie Starr in 1996.

In 1999, Freddie presented the game show Beat the Crusher.

Sadly, Freddie Starr passed away on May 9, 2019; he was 76 years old.