John Fortune

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John Fortune
Born John Wood[1]
(1939-06-30)30 June 1939
Bristol, UK
Died 31 December 2013(2013-12-31) (aged 74)
Nationality British
Occupation Satirist, writer, actor

John Fortune (30 June 1939 – 31 December 2013) was a British satirist, comedian, writer and actor. He was best known for his work with John Bird and Rory Bremner on the television series Bremner, Bird and Fortune.[2] He studied at Bristol Cathedral School and King's College, Cambridge, where he met John Bird.[1]

Fortune died from leukemia,[3] at the age of 74.[4][5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Kennedy, Maev (31 December 2013). "John Fortune dies at 74". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  2. "Bremner, Bird and Fortune". Film & TV Database. BFI. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  3. John Fortune dies aged 74
  4. "Comedian John Fortune dies aged 74". ITV. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  5. "Comedian John Fortune Dies Aged 74". Sky News. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 

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