Stanley Holloway Similar Artists

Flanders & Swann - 80% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Vocals
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The son of an actor father, and a mother who had been a concert-violinist before she married, Michael Flanders (1 March 1922, London, England, d. 14 April 1975), was brought up in a musical household. He learned to play the clarinet and made his stage debut at the age of seven in a singing contest with Uncle Mac’s Minstrel Show. At Westminster School in London, where P Read more

Laurel & Hardy - 53% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Documentaries Drama Movies & TV Musicals & The Arts
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During their partnership Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson, 16 June 1890, Ulverston, Lancashire (later Cumbria), England, d. 23 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA) and Hardy (b. Oliver Norvell Hardy, 18 January 1892, Harlem, Georgia, USA, d. 7 August 1957, North Hollywood, California, USA) made silent and talking films. In 1910 and 1912 Laurel toured the USA with Fr Read more

Flanagan & Allen - 50% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Vocals
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

Benny Hill - 45% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Action & Adventure Comedy Comedy Kids & Family Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Television
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Alfred Hawthorne Hill, 21 January 1924, Southampton, Hampshire, England, d. April 1992, Teddington, Middlesex, England. Hill entered showbusiness at an early age and played the variety circuit, specializing in comedy and impressions. He was already a well-known comedian in Britain when he was signed to Pye as a recording artist in the early 60s. His whimsical tunes, ‘Ga Read more

Peter Cook

Peter Cook - 41% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Comedy Action & Adventure
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Ken Dodd

Ken Dodd - 38% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Easy Listening Pop / Rock
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8 November 1927, Liverpool, England. Primarily one of Britain’s all-time great stand-up comedians, Dodd has also had a successful recording career singing romantic ballads in a warm mezzo-tenor voice. His only comedy record - as the Diddy Men in 1965 - was a flop. He grew up in Liverpool and sang in a church choir before developing a comedy act as Professor Yaffle Chuck Read more

Noël Coward

Noël Coward - 35% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Drama Comedy Action & Adventure Musicals & The Arts Mystery / Thriller Vocals War Silent Films Music & Radio
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16 December 1899, Teddington, Middlesex, England, d. 26 March 1973, Port Maria, Jamaica, West Indies. Coward began his professional career as a child actor, appearing frequently on the stage. As a teenager he made his first film appearance in D.W. Griffiths’ Hearts Of The World (1918), which was made in England and starred the Gish sisters, Dorothy and Lillian. By 1919 Read more

Stan Freberg

Stan Freberg - 31% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Comedy Pop / Rock Vocals Comedy
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Stanley Victor Freberg, 7 August 1926, Los Angeles, California, USA. Freberg was a satirist who experienced great popularity during the early 50s in the USA. He pioneered the style of satire and parody later used on such television programmes as Saturday Night Live. He performed on radio and television acted, wrote books as well as his own comedy material, worked in advertis Read more

Richard Rodgers - 30% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Musicals & The Arts War Kids & Family Easy Listening Soundtracks Vocals
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28 June 1902, Hammells Station, Arverne, Long Island, New York, USA, d. 30 December 1979, New York, USA. One of the all-time great composers for the musical theatre, Rodgers was raised in a comfortable middle-class family and developed an early love of music. Encouraged by his parents, he was able to pick out a tune on the piano at the age of four, and wrote his first songs, Read more

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart - 29% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Television Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Documentaries Action & Adventure Comedy Drama Spoken Word War
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Victor Borge

Victor Borge - 18% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Comedy Musicals & The Arts Drama
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The Marx Brothers

The Marx Brothers - 13% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Movies & TV Television
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All five brothers were born in New York City, New York, USA, and adopted nicknames: Chico (Leonard Marx, 22 March 1887, d. 11 October 1961, Hollywood, California, USA), Harpo (b. Adolph Arthur Marx, 23 November 1888, d. 28 September 1964, Hollywood, California, USA), Groucho (b. Julius Henry Marx, 2 October 1890, d. 19 August 1977, Los Angeles, California, USA), Gummo (b. Mi Read more

Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly - 11% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Kids & Family Sci-Fi / Fantasy Comedy Action & Adventure Mystery / Thriller Drama Comedy Television
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24 November 1942, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland. Connolly left school for a variety of contrasting occupations, including welder on the Glasgow docks, before joining Tam Harvey in the Scottish folk act the Humblebums. The duo completed one album before Harvey was replaced by Gerry Rafferty in 1969. Although the new combination was responsible for two critically-acclaimed sele Read more

Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks - 11% match to Stanley Holloway

Genres: Comedy Kids & Family Television Documentaries Musicals & The Arts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Movies & TV Westerns
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