Barry Austin

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Barry Austin (17 September 1968 – 1 January 2021) was a British man from Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands, England. He was the fattest man in the United Kingdom.[1] He weighed around 700 lbs or 320 kg.[2] In December 2009 Austin played 'Big Brian' in ITV1's comedy-drama The Fattest Man in Britain as Fat Brian.

Austin died on 1 January 2021 at the age of 52.[3][4][5]

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  1. "'Eating less is the real answer'". BBC News. BBC. 4 September 2003. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  2. Why 50-stone Barry seized a chance of life Archived December 27, 2005, at the Wayback Machine, The Observer, September 18, 2005
  3. "We are saddened to hear of the passing of lifelong Bluenose, Barry Austin". Twitter. Birmingham City FC. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. Preece, Ashley (2 January 2021). "Tributes paid to Birmingham City fan Barry Austin known as 'Britain's fattest man' after tragic death". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. Wheeler, Sophie; Bazaraa, Danya (2 January 2021). "Britain's ex-fattest man who once weighed 65-stone dies aged 52 as family pay tribute". The Daily Mirror. Retrieved 2 January 2021.