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Fortune, John (John Wood)

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Actors, Entertainers, Satirists


1939 - Fortune was born in Bristol on June 30, 1939.


1955 - Fortune was educated at King's College in Cambridge where he was to met and formed a lasting friendship with John Bird.


1962 - Fortune contributed some of his writings to Peter Cook's Establishment Club team, which included Eleanor Bron and John Bird.


1967 - With John Bird, they work together on the TV show A Series of Birds.


1971 - Fortune and John Wells, published the comedy classic A Melon for Ecstasy, about a man who consummates his love affair with a tree.


1982 - Fortune appeared in an episode of the  situation comedy Yes Minister as an army officer.


1999 - Fortune was included in the play Art with Warren Mitchell and Ken Campbell at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End.



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