Bernard Bresslaw (February 25, 1934 - June 11, 1993) was an English actor best known for his comedy work. His catchphrase, in his strong Cockney accent, was 'I only arsked.' (sic), first used in The Army Game, and later revived in Carry On Camping (1969). He was a very tall man, exactly 6'7" (2.01 m), the biggest of the Carry On team, head-and-shoulders over fellow Carry On regular, Barbara Windsor, who is 4'10" (1.47 m). He was married to Liz Bresslaw (?-?), and had three sons.
Television series include:
The Army Game
Carry On Specials
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
seventeen Carry On movies
The Ugly Duckling (1959)
One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975)
UK chart singles:
"Mad Passionate Love" (1958)
"The Signature Tune of The Army Game" (1958) Michael Medwin. Bernard Bresslaw, Alfie Bass & Leslie Fyson
His song "You Need Feet" (a parody of "You Need Hands" by Max Bygraves) was used in The Rutles' TV special, accompanying the Yoko Ono film parody "A Thousand Feet of Film", but was cut from the syndicated version and the original DVD release.