Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold: (1886-1976)

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Abstract

Naughton, Charles John [Charlie] (1886–1976), comedian, and McGonigal, James Joseph [known as Jimmy Gold], (1886–1967), comedian, are generally considered to be British variety’s longest-lasting double act, performing together for fifty-three years.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Dictionary of National Biography
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)978-0198614111
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • comedy double act
  • performers
  • James Joseph McGonigal
  • Charles John Naughton
  • biography

Cite this

Goldie, D. (2020). Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold: (1886-1976). In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/64590