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Tony Hawks
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Born in Brighton, Sussex
Born on 27th of February 1960

English comedian and author.

Had success as leader of the trio Morris Minor and the Majors reaching number 4 in the UK charts with the Beastie Boys parody, Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime). Was followed by a television series, Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors. Performs stand-up comedy. Has appeared on TV and radio panel games including I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, Just a Minute, and Have I Got News for You.

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