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Barry Cryer
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Cryer during a recording of You'll Have Had Your Tea for BBC Radio 4 in 2006
Birth name Barry Charles Cryer
Born 23 March 1935 (1935-03-23) (age 86)
Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Theresa Donovan (m. 1962)
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Notable works and roles I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (1972–present)

Barry Charles Cryer, OBE (born 23 March 1935) is an English writer, comedian and actor.

Cryer has written for many performers, including Dave Allen, Stanley Baxter, Jack Benny, Rory Bremner, George Burns, Jasper Carrott, Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Dick Emery, Kenny Everett, Bruce Forsyth, David Frost, Bob Hope, Frankie Howerd, Richard Pryor, Spike Milligan, Mike Yarwood, The Two Ronnies and Morecambe and Wise.

Cryer also wrote episodes for the television comedy series Doctor in the House.

  • You Won't Believe This But...: An Autobiography of Sorts (1996), ISBN: 1-85227-682-7

(repackaged as The Chronicles of Hernia (2009), ISBN: 978-0-7535-2215-8)

  • Pigs Can Fly (2003), ISBN: 0-7528-5991-9
  • Butterfly Brain (2009), ISBN: 0-297-85910-2
  • Barry Cryer Comedy Scrapbook (with Philip Porter) (2009), ISBN: 1-907085-04-1
  • Mrs Hudson's Diaries: A View From The Landing At 221B (with Bob Cryer) (2012), The Robson Press ISBN: 1849543909
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