Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens was a distinctive English comic actor, known as Terry-Thomas. He was famous for his portrayal of disreputable members of the upper classes, especially cads, toffs and bounders, with the trademark gap in his front teeth, cigarette holder, smoking jacket and catch-phrases such as "What an absolute shower!", "Good show!", "You dirty rotter" and "Hard cheese". He was born Thomas Terry Hoar-Stevens at 53, Princes Avenue, N3, Finchley, North London, England, the son of Ellen Elizabeth Stevens and Ernest Frederick Stevens, a business executive. He was educated at Ardingly...
|Birthdate:||July 10, 1911|
|Date of death:||January 8, 1990|
|Also known as:||Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens, Terry Thomas, Thos Stevens|