The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time People

The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time

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I've seen most of the top ten live. Everyone else I've either seen on TV as a kid or on DVD over the years. Truly hilarious people.

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: England, Bath
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter, Author, + more
    • Credits: Hot Fuzz, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Black Books, Terkel in Trouble, QI, + more
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    Eddie Izzard is listed (or ranked) 2 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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    • Age: age 76
    • Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: A Fish Called Wanda, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life
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    Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Oxford, England
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Actor, Author, + more
    • Credits: House M.D., Tomorrowland, Stuart Little, Monsters vs. Aliens
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    Jennifer Saunders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Sleaford, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Absolutely Fabulous, Coraline, Shrek 2, French and Saunders
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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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    Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of All Time
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Businessperson, Poet, Journalist, Television producer, Novelist, + more
    • Credits: QI, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Alice in Wonderland
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    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: England, South Shields
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Life of Brian, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, + more
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