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Born on April 7, 1941 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England (UK).
Birth Name: Gordon Fitzgerald Kaye
Height: 5' 10½"

Died 1/23/2017 at a care home.


 

TV Appearances

(2009)Mollie Sugden: A Tribute
(2009)Beyond a Joke-Politically Incorrect
(2009)Stars on the Street (Bernard Butler)
(2008)50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases
(2007)Hitler: The Comedy Years

(2007)The Return of 'Allo 'Allo! (René Artois/Himself)
©Objective North Productions

(2007)"Granada Reports" - April 27th episode
(2007)"Breakfast" - March 27th episode
(2006)"Comedy Connections" - 'Allo 'Allo!
(2004)"Stars Reunited" - 'Allo 'Allo!
(2001-2004)"Revolver" (Farmer)
a©BBC Scotland

(1997)An Audience with Ronnie Corbett (Audience member)
(1996)"Surprise Surprise!" Ep 13.6
(1996)"Noel's Telly Years" - 1984
(1994)The Best of 'Allo 'Allo! ( René Artois)
(1993-1994)Celebrity Squares
(1993)"Screen One" - The Bullion Boys (Nickson)
(1990)Happy Birthday, Coronation Street!
(1990)"Last of the Summer Wine"- The Last Surviving Maurice Chevalier Impression (Maynard Lavery)
(1989)A Night of Comic Relief 2 (René Artois)
(1988)Comic Relief
(1988)Saturday Night Out Ep 1.3
(1988)A Question of Entertainment Ep 1.7
(1987)Blankety Blank March 6th episode

(1986)"This Is Your Life" - Gorden Kaye

Both images ©Thames Television International

(1986)"Roland Rat: The Series" Ep 1.3 (Himself/René Artois)
(1986)"Wogan" - Episode dated July 14th and Nov 12th (Himself/René Artois)
(1986)The Royal Variety Show
(1986)"Wogan" - Episode dated 12 November 1986 (René Artois)
(1985)Screen One (Nickson)
(1985)"Minder" - Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread (Sammy)
(1985)Screen Two-In the Secret State (Buff)

(1985)Brazil (M.O.I. Lobby Porter)
Both images ©Embassy International Pictures

(1984)"Minder" - Get Daley (Sammy)
(1984)Much Ado About Nothing (First Watch)
(1984)The Life and Death of King John (Duke of Austria)
(1984) "The Gentle Touch" (Fat Henry)
---- Losers Weepers
---- Finders Keepers
(1983)"Mansfield Park" (Dr. Grant)
(1983)Don't Rock the Boat-Top of the Bill (Mr. Danby)
(1983)Dead on Time (Moonie)
(1983)Let There Be Love-Fool's Mate (Ernest Thompson)
(1982)"Fame Is the Spur"

(1982-1992)"'Allo 'Allo!"(René Artois)
Both images ©BBC

(1982)Let There Be Love-In Sickness and in Health (Bertram)
(1981)Codename: Icarus (Frank Broadhurst)
(1981)Sredni vashtar (Ogden)
(1980)Kelly Monteith
(1980)Oh Happy Band-A Record to be Proud of
(1980) Just Liz (Mr. Chatto)
(1980)"God's Wonderful Railway" - The Permanent Way (Jem)
(1980)The Gentle Touch (Fat Henry)
(1979)"Citizen Smith" - The Party's Over (His Man)
(1979)Shoestring - Higher Ground (Tom Clarke)

(1979)Porridge (Dines)
©British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

(1979)The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris Ep 1.6 (Adam Alexander)
(1979)Minder (Sammy)

(1978)"All Creatures Great and Small" - Pups, Pigs and Pickle (Kit Bilton)
Both images ©British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

(1978)"Born and Bred" (Ray Benge)
(1978)The Waterloo Bridge Handicap (Chubby Chap)

(1977)Citizen Smith (His man)
©British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

(1977)Backs to the Land-All Mod Con Tricks (Corporal)
(1977)It Ain't Half Hot Mum-The Pay Off (Burly Soldier)
(1977)Mr. Big-The Sheiks (Chauffeur)
(1977)"Come Back Mrs. Noah" (The Television Presenter)
©British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

(1977)The Boys and Mrs B (Mr. Hobkirk)

(1977)Jabberwocky (Sister Jessica)
Both images ©Python Films

(1976)"Sykes" - Bath (Mr. Macclesfield)
(1976)Well Anyway (Waiter)
--Up to a Point
--There Again
(1976)Escape from the Dark
(1976)The Littlest Horse Thieves
(1975)The Growing Pains of PC Penrose-Among Those Appearing (PC Knowles)
(1974)"Till Death Us Do Part" - TV Licence (TV License Inspector)
(1974)"It Ain't Half Hot Mum" - The Pay Off (Burly Soldier)
(1973)"Follyfoot" - The Dream (Man with Court Order)
(1973)Hey Brian! Ep 1.3
(1973)"The Gordon Peters Show" (Regular)
(1973)Last of the Summer Wine(Maynard Lavery)
(1972)"Emmerdale Farm" (Jerry)
(1972)Scene-Bank Holiday (garage Man)
(1972)Skyes (Mr. Macclesfield)
(1971-1973)The Flaxton Boys (PC Joseph/Engine driver/Delivery man)
(1971)Follyfoot (Man with Court Order)
(1969)Coronation Street (Bernard Butler)
(1968)Inside George Webley-Are You Sure or Only Positive (Clerk)
(1968)"Champion House" - Go West, Young Man (Railway Guard)
(1968)"Coronation Street" (Elsie Tanner's nephew)
(1965)Till Death Us Do Part

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http://www.bigredbook.info/
anonymous contributors
http://www.aveleyman.com
http://movie-dude.co.uk/Gorden%20Kaye.htm

AYBS Stats

AYBS Timeframe: 1978,1979 & 1981

Episodes:

"Closed Circuit"
"Mrs Slocombe, Senior Person"
"Do You Take This Man?"

 

Magazine/Newspaper/Articles



 

 

Real Life Facts/Trivia

Was involved in a serious car accident on January 25, 1990. He suffered serious head injuries as a result, but recovered to return to 'Allo 'Allo.

 

 

 

 

Audio/Video/Books/Official Websites/Interviews/Awards

Book

1989 Autobiography 'Rene and Me'
Authors: Hilary Bonner and Gordon Kaye.
ISBN: 0-283-99965-9

Interview

11/29/63 ABC Cinema, Yorkshire. Beatles with Gordon Kaye. Huddersfield Tape Recording Society. "Music Box"

Award

Nominated for BAFTA Award in 1986 for Best Light Entertainment Performance in "'Allo 'Allo".

Audio/Soundtrack

All from 'Allo 'Allo episodes:
Six Big Boobies ("Lilli Marlene","Ave Maria")
The Nicked Knockwurst ("Love in Bloom")
The Great Un-Escape ("Louise")
The Exploding Bedpan ("Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance")
Leclerc Against the Wall ("Sweet Sixteen")
Hello Hans ("The Happy Wanderer")
A Woman Never Lies ("We Are Resistance Fighters")

 

Link

More info pertaining to Gordon Kaye

 

Charity

 

http://www.qsulis.demon.co.uk/Website_Louise_Gold/Kids_At_Heart.htm

Events

August 13, 2006 -Summer Memorabilia Show
Birmingham’s NEC

 

 

 

 

 

Plays

(????)There`s No Place Like a Home

(2007)Appeared in Brisbane, Australia in the stage version of 'Allo 'Allo for the final time. See link below for more info:

http://www.theatre.asn.au/audition/2007/allo_allo

(1988)"'Allo 'Allo! At the London Palladium" (Rene Artois)

(1986) "'Allo 'Allo!" Prince of Wales Theatre (Rene Artois)


(1985)Better Times (Theatre Royal, Stratford East)

1983-Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal, Stratford East)

TV Play

(1984)"Play for Today" - Rainy Day Women (Vicar)