Barry Took


Birthday June 19, 1928

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Mar 31, 2002 (73)

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British comedian and writer who was on the television series Bootsie and Snudge and the radio comedy Round the Horne. He is also know for his work on the BBC shows Points of View and The News Quiz.

Before Fame

He attended Stationers School after being evacuated from his home in Wisbech during WWII.


He made Monty Python's Flying Circus possible by bringing all of the performers together.

Family Life

He divorced his wife Dorothy, with whom he had three children and he later had a daughter with his second wife Lynden.

Associated With

He was Marty Feldman's writing partner, and together they created several television shows.