The Krankies

Born May 16, 1947

The Krankies are a Scottish comedy duo that enjoyed success as a cabaret act in the 1970s and on television in the 1980s, featuring in their own television shows and releasing their own music single. They have regularly appeared in pantomime. The duo comprises wife Janette Tough and her husband Ian. As the Krankies they portray schoolboy Wee Jimmy Krankie, and Jimmy's father (Ian), though in their comedy act they also portray other characters.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on May 16, 1947.


1966 19 Years Old The two met in 1966, and were married in 1969. … Read More


1999 52 Years Old …  Also in 1999 she appeared as Janice, friend of Petula in an episode of Dinnerladies entitled 'Christmas'. … Read More


2007 60 Years Old The Krankies appeared in a widely seen advertising campaign for 'stv Bingo'. In 2007, The Krankies appeared in the video for the Comic Relief remake of The Proclaimers' song "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", which featured Brian Potter and Andy Pipkin (fictional characters portrayed by Peter Kay and Matt Lucas respectively). … Read More
2010 63 Years Old During the 2010 panto season, the Krankies made a re-appearance to Scottish panto alongside John Barrowman at the SECC for Aladdin. … Read More
2011 64 Years Old The Krankies returned alongside Barrowman in 2011 and soon became SECC Veterans, after Five Years Barrowman announced he would not return.
David Hassellhoff joined the Krankies for the 2015 Pantomime and Marti Pellow for 2016. … Read More
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