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Jon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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OK, maybe he's not REALLY quite as funny as Connolly or Izzard but he outstrips everyone else on heartthrob factor! (See t-shirt cuddle clip on youtube for reference!!)

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Age: age 40

Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 73

Birthplace: Anderston, Scotland

Profession: Film Score Composer, Boilermaker, Soldier, Comedian Musician, + more

Credits: Brave, The Last Samurai, The Boondock Saints, A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Eddie Izzard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 53

Birthplace: Colony of Aden

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Valkyrie, Ocean's Thirteen, The Riches, Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill

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Sean Lock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 52

Birthplace: England, Chertsey

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: QI, 15 Storeys High, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Argumental The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, + more

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Rhod Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 47

Birthplace: Carmarthen, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian

Credits: IRT Deadliest Roads, Ask Rhod Gilbert

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Victoria Wood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 62

Birthplace: Prestwich, United Kingdom

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Ballet Shoes, Dinnerladies, The Wind in the Willows, The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey, + more

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Dara Ó Briain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 43

Birthplace: Bray, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Presenter, + more

Credits: QI, Mock the Week, A League of Their Own, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Live Floor Show, + more

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Jasper Carrott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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Age: age 70

Birthplace: England

Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor, Writer Presenter, + more

Credits: The Detectives, Jane and the Lost City, Canned Carrott, All About Me Golden Balls, + more

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