Gorden Kaye

Active - 1976 - 1993  |   Born - Apr 7, 1941 in Huddersfield West Yorkshire England  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • When younger played Rugby League for Moldgreen ARLFC.
  • The unusual spelling of the name Gorden (usually spelt Gordon) was the result of an Equity typing error.
  • Suffered serious head injuries from a car accident in 1999. Had major surgery following the accident and took a long time to recover.
  • Is best known as Rene in ‘Allo, Allo’ (1982) but got an early break on Coronation Street (1960) as Elsie Tanner's nephew.
  • Released his life story in Rene & Me: A Sort of Autobiography (1989).