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Jeremy Hardy

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Jeremy Hardy
Hardy during a recording of You'll Have Had Your Tea for BBC Radio 4 in 2006
Birth nameJeremy James Hardy
Born(1961-07-17)17 July 1961
Aldershot, Hampshire
Died1 February 2019(2019-02-01) (aged 57)
MediumTelevision, radio and stand-up
Alma materUniversity of Southampton
SpouseKit Hollerbach (1986-?, divorced)
Katie Barlow

Jeremy James Hardy (17 July 1961 – 1 February 2019) was a English comedian and actor. He performed on both television and radio. Hardy was best known for his appearances on radio panel shows such as the News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.

Hardy was a socialist. He supported the Labour Party. He performed at Labour Party rallies. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called him a "dear, lifelong friend".[1]

Hardy died of cancer on 1 February 2019, at the age of 57.[2]

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  1. Mumford, Gwilym (1 February 2019). "Comedian Jeremy Hardy dies of cancer aged 57". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  2. "Jeremy Hardy: Comedian and Radio 4 panel star dies aged 57". BBC. 1 February 2019. Retrieved 1 February 2019.

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