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Comedian, writer, and poet who, along with Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, and Michael Bentine, popularized The Goon Show, an innovative comedy radio show. He was also a prolific writer who wrote many books including a seven-volume autobiographical account of his time serving during the Second World War.
He was deemed stateless by the British government, after which he claimed Irish citizenship because his father, Captain Leo Alphonso Milligan, MSM, RA, was Irish. He married three times and had six children.
How did Spike Milligan die?
Spike Milligan's death was caused by kidney failure.
|Cause of death||Kidney Failure|
|Age of death||83 years|
|Birthday||April 16, 1918|
|Death date||February 27, 2002|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
May 8th 1943. Deluge. The rain not only fell mainly on the plain in Spain; it also fell mainly on the back of the bloody neck, dripping down the spine into the socks where it came out of the lace-holes in the boots.Spike Milligan
Money couldn’t buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.Spike Milligan
All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.Spike Milligan
I thought I’d begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.Spike Milligan
It was a perfect marriage. She didn’t want to and he couldn’t.Spike Milligan