Tag Archives: Comedian

Billy Connolly: Sheridan Smith and Elton John lead tributes to comedian in documentary marking the end of his stand-up career

<p>Sheridan Smith revealed that she had named her son after Connolly</p>

Billy Connolly: Sheridan Smith and Elton John lead tributes to comedian in documentary marking the end of his stand-up career Billy Connolly: Sheridan Smith and Elton John lead tributes to comedian in documentary marking the end of his stand-up career The Scottish comedian, actor, musician and artist retired from his decades-long stand-up career in 2018 following his Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis …

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Comedian Eddie Izzard praised after updating pronouns in latest TV appearance

George Clooney reflects on near-death experience in 2018

Comedian Eddie Izzard praised after updating pronouns in latest TV appearance Comedian Eddie Izzard praised after updating pronouns in latest TV appearance Earlier this week, the stand-up comedy star, 58, appeared on Sky Arts series Portrait Artist of the Year in which the show’s host Stephen Mangan and contestants referred to Izzard as “she” and “her”. Izzard’s fans, who were …

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‘This Covid s**t is no joke’: Comedian dies after documenting his experience with coronavirus

‘This Covid s**t is no joke’: Comedian dies after documenting his experience with coronavirus

‘This Covid s**t is no joke’: Comedian dies after documenting his experience with coronavirus ‘This Covid s**t is no joke’: Comedian dies after documenting his experience with coronavirus Local Los Angeles comedian Joe Luna, who went by the stage name “Joe El Cholo,” died just days after documenting his experience with coronavirus on social media. Posting to Instagram on 21 …

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Comedian Michael Spicer posts ‘Room Next Door’ video celebrating Trump’s loss at US election

Comedian Michael Spicer posts ‘Room Next Door' video celebrating Trump’s loss at US election

Comedian Michael Spicer posts ‘Room Next Door’ video celebrating Trump’s loss at US election Comedian Michael Spicer posts ‘Room Next Door’ video celebrating Trump’s loss at US election British comedian Michael Spicer has posted his brilliant reaction to Joe Biden beating Donald Trump in the 2020 US presidential election. Spicer, 42, uploaded the latest in his “Room Next Door” series, …

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John Sessions death: Tributes after comedian and ‘genius mimic’ dies aged 67

John Sessions death: Tributes after comedian and ‘genius mimic’ dies aged 67

John Sessions death: Tributes after comedian and ‘genius mimic’ dies aged 67 John Sessions death: Tributes after comedian and ‘genius mimic’ dies aged 67 The Scottish entertainer was best known for his many appearances on TV comedy shows, including Have I Got News For You, Whose Line is it Anyway? and QI. His later film roles included a part in …

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Carl Reiner death: Dick Van Dyke show creator, actor and comedian dead aged 98

Carl Reiner death: Dick Van Dyke show creator, actor and comedian dead aged 98

Carl Reiner death: Dick Van Dyke show creator, actor and comedian dead aged 98 Carl Reiner death: Dick Van Dyke show creator, actor and comedian dead aged 98 The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Carl Reiner, the illustrious actor and comedian behind The Dick Van Dyke Show, …

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Chris D’Elia: YOU star and comedian responds to underage sexual misconduct and grooming allegations

Chris D’Elia: YOU star and comedian responds to underage sexual misconduct and grooming allegations

Chris D’Elia: YOU star and comedian responds to underage sexual misconduct and grooming allegations Chris D’Elia: YOU star and comedian responds to underage sexual misconduct and grooming allegations The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Chris D’Elia has denied allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. The 40-year-old …

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Jerry Stiller, Comedian With Enduring Appeal, Is Dead at 92

Jerry Stiller, Comedian With Enduring Appeal, Is Dead at 92

Jerry Stiller, Comedian With Enduring Appeal, Is Dead at 92 Jerry Stiller, Comedian With Enduring Appeal, Is Dead at 92 Jerry Stiller, a classically trained actor who became a comedy star twice — in the 1960s in partnership with his wife, Anne Meara, and in the 1990s with a memorable recurring role on “Seinfeld” — has died. He was 92. …

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Comedian Will Hislop goes viral for NHS clap for carers parody

Comedian Will Hislop goes viral for NHS clap for carers parody

Comedian Will Hislop goes viral for NHS clap for carers parody Comedian Will Hislop goes viral for NHS clap for carers parody An actor and comedian has gone viral after sharing his parody of “your aunt” during the weekly clap for NHS and health workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Will Hislop, who is the son of journalist, broadcaster and Private Eye editor …

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Lenny Henry’s daughter posed as comedian and sent ‘manipulative’ false messages in attempt to win back boyfriend

Lenny Henry’s daughter posed as comedian and sent ‘manipulative’ false messages in attempt to win back boyfriend

Lenny Henry’s daughter posed as comedian and sent ‘manipulative’ false messages in attempt to win back boyfriend Lenny Henry’s daughter posed as comedian and sent ‘manipulative’ false messages in attempt to win back boyfriend Billie Henry, the adopted daughter of Lenny Henry and Dawn French, has been given a suspended prison sentence for posing as her father and sending “highly …

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