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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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Joe Biden campaign refunds donation from comedian Louis CK

Joe Biden campaign refunds donation from comedian Louis CK

Joe Biden campaign refunds donation from comedian Louis CK Joe Biden campaign refunds donation from comedian Louis CK Former vice-president Joe Biden has returned a donation from Louis CK. Mr CK’s $2,800 donation was not welcome by the Democratic hopeful, with a campaign spokesman saying it has since been refunded and would be reflected in the next report filed to the Federal Election Commission …

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Tim Brooke-Taylor death: Goodies co-member Graeme Garden leads tributes after comedian dies of coronavirus

Tim Brooke-Taylor death: Goodies co-member Graeme Garden leads tributes after comedian dies of coronavirus

The world of entertainment is paying tribute to Tim Brooke-Taylor, who has died aged 79 after contracting coronavirus. Brooke-Taylor’s agent confirmed the news in a statement, reading: “It is with great sadness that we announce Tim’s death early today from Covid-19.” The comedian and actor was best known as a member of comedy group The Goodies alongside Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie. …

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Tim Brooke-Taylor death: Comedian and actor dies aged 79 after contracting coronavirus

Tim Brooke-Taylor death: Comedian and actor dies aged 79 after contracting coronavirus | The Independent British comedian and actor Tim Brooke-Taylor has died aged 79 after contracting coronavirus. The news was confirmed by his agent. He was best known as a member of comedy group The Goodies and appeared on BBC radio show Sorry, I’ll Read That Again and TV series At …

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‘Honk if you won’t hate-crime me’: Comedian Jenny Yang releases video rebuking Andrew Yang’s remarks on coronavirus racism

‘Honk if you won’t hate-crime me’: Comedian Jenny Yang releases video rebuking Andrew Yang’s remarks on coronavirus racism

Comedian Jenny Yang has released a satirical video rebuking comments made by Andrew Yang about racism amid the coronavirus pandemic. The former US presidential candidate wrote an opinion piece for The Washington Post earlier this month, in which he urged Asian Americans to ”embrace and show our American-ness in ways we never have before”. “We need to step up, help our neighbours, donate gear, …

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