Frank Carson dies: Life and career in pictures
The Northern Irish comedian - famous for his catchphrases "It's a cracker" and "It's the way I tell 'em" - built up a large amount of fans and celebrity admirers over his six-decade career.
At the height of his showbusiness career he appeared in various mainstream television shows including Opportunity Knocks, The Comedians and Tiswas, as well as a highly successful radio, stand-up and theatre career.
He was also known for his charity work in Northern Ireland, for which he was knighted by Pope John Paul II in 1987.
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