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The Comedy Greats We Lost in 2016

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” – Audrey Hepburn

Thankfully 2016 is over. We lost many great people, the most popular being David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Prince. Here at Grintage we want to pay tribute to all the influential people that shaped and moulded comedy into what we laugh at today.

Started with our very Frank Kelly aka Father Jack. 

Father Jacks Best Bits

 

Stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Meaney.

R.I.P Comedian and Actor Kevin Meaney

 

We can’t help but smile when watching this man act!

Also known for this meme..

 

The creator of Dad’s Army – Jimmy Perry.

Tribute to ‘Goliath of British Comedy Writing’

 

Caroline Ahern, English comedy writer and actress.

Boss of The Royle Family on RTE’s Ray Darcy Show

 

The Two Ronnies are now reunited again.

Known for her satirical comedy, Victoria Wood.

Victoria Wood RIP

 

Andrew Sachs will always be fondly remembered as Manuel.

A Tribute to Andrew Sachs (Manuel from Fawlty Towers)

Cult American comedian, Gary Shandling.

 

 

 

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