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The Krankies

Comedian + Singer + Musician
Female
Born May 16, 1947
Age 66
Nationality Scottish

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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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on May 16, 1947.

TEENAGE

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

FIFTIES

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

LATE ADULTHOOD

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
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