Buster Merryfield signed Book page Only Fools and Horses

Genuine Buster Merryfield signed Book page Only Fools and Horses. Book page attached to an A4 page with images of Buster. Signed in blue ballpoint pen reading: Best Wishes, Buster Merryfield “Uncle Albert”, Only Fools & Horses, BBC TV 1999.

 

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Genuine Buster Merryfield signed Book page Only Fools and Horses. Book page attached to an A4 page with images of Buster. Signed in blue ballpoint pen reading: Best Wishes, Buster Merryfield “Uncle Albert”, Only Fools & Horses, BBC TV 1999.

 

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Buster Merryfield signed Book page Only Fools and Horses

Genuine Buster Merryfield signed Book page Only Fools and Horses. Book page attached to an A4 page with images of Buster. Signed in blue ballpoint pen reading: Best Wishes, Buster Merryfield “Uncle Albert”, Only Fools & Horses, BBC TV 1999.

 

 

Harry “Buster” Merryfield (27 November 1920 – 23 June 1999) was an English actor best known for starring as Uncle Albert in the BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses.

Merryfield born and raised in Battersea, London. His father, also called Harry Merryfield, was a fitter, and his mother Lily (née Stone) a part-time waitress. His sister Irene died at eight years old. He was given the name “Buster” by his grandfather, as he weighed nine pounds at birth, and it stuck throughout his entire life. He refused to divulge his real name, which only became known after his death.

 

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Following a strict fitness regime of daily press-ups and swimming sessions. As a boxer, a British schoolboy champion in the 1936 and Southern Command army champion in 1945. Also an amateur football player and Millwall supporter, regularly attending games at the Old Den. In contrast to his pipe-smoking and rum-drinking character Uncle Albert, Merryfield a teetotaller and non-smoker his entire life.

 

Only Fools and Horses signed memorabilia

Merryfield joined Only Fools and Horses in January 1985 as the former seafaring Albert Gladstone Trotter, known as Uncle Albert, who was Grandad Trotter’s long-lost younger brother and was known for his catchphrase of “During the war…”. The character was added after Lennard Pearce, who played Grandad, died in December 1984. Nine months earlier in March 1984, Merryfield and Pearce had costarred in two episodes of a Shroud for a Nightingale. Genuine Buster Merryfield autograph did much work for charities such as the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. He wrote his autobiography, During the War and Other Encounters, in 1996.

In December 1997, Merryfield fell at the British Comedy Awards. While walking to the stage to collect an award for David Jason autographs for his part in Only Fools and Horses. Despite cutting his forehead, he continued and collected the award. Merryfield appeared in pantomime during Christmas of 1997 and 1998 in the father role in Beauty and the Beast at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth.

 

 

 

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