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Oh No!! Comedy Legend Is Dead



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Oh No!! Comedy Legend Is Dead

Oh No!! Comedy Legend Is Dead

Comedy legend Barry Cryer has died at the age of 86.

The much-loved British comedian passed away as heartfelt tributes poured in for him.

Barry, born in Leeds in 1935, won an OBE in 2001
Barry, born in Leeds in 1935, won an OBE in 2001Credit: Channel 4 Handout

Paying tribute, Piers Morgan said this morning: “RIP Barry Cryer, 86.

“Such a warm, funny and talented man. A giant of British comedy. Thanks for all the laughs, Barry.”

Gyles Brandreth wrote: “RIP Barry Cryer. Here we are only a few weeks ago. Baz was just the loveliest guy: funny & generous.

“He’d worked with everybody & everybody he worked with liked him.

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“I shall miss his happy company so much – & his regular phone calls: he gave you a gem of a joke with each one.”

Jon Holmes added: “RIP The legend that is Barry Cryer. Who else is going to call me and tell me old jokes that only he could still make funny, now? Such sad news.”

Barry, born in Leeds in 1935, won an OBE in 2001.

The comedian married his wife Theresa in 1962 – and he leaves behind four children, seven grandchildren, and one grandchild.

Barry Cryer died at the age of 86
Barry Cryer died at the age of 86Credit: Darren Fletcher – The Sun

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