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Bill Bailey

English comedian, musician, actor, TV and radio presenter and author

Bill Bailey (born Mark Bailey[1] 13 January 1965, Bath, Somerset) is an English stand-up comedian, musician and actor. He often plays music in his comedy shows. Bailey is well known for being on television programmes like Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza, Have I Got News for You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI and Black Books.

Bill Bailey
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Mark Bailey

(1965-01-13) 13 January 1965 (age 54)
OccupationComedian, actor, musician
Years active1989-present
TelevisionBill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza
Black Books
Never Mind the Buzzcocks
Spouse(s)Kristin (m. 1998-present)

In 2003, a newspaper called The Observer said that Bailey was "one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy". In 2007 he was voted number seven on Channel 4's "Hundred Greatest Stand-ups".


  1. "Bill Bailey". screenonline.

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