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. http://www.itv.com/news/update/2013-12-31/comedian-john-fortune-dies-aged-74/. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  5. "Comedian John Fortune Dies Aged 74". Sky News. 31 December 2013. http://news.sky.com/story/1188861/comedian-john-fortune-dies-aged-74. Retrieved 31 December 2013.

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