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Connolly

1. Billy. born 1942, Scottish comedian
2. Cyril (Vernon). 1903--74, British critic and writer, founder and editor of Horizon (1939--50): his books include Enemies of Promise (1938)
3. James. 1868--1916, Irish labour leader: executed by the British for his part in the Easter Rising (1916)
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Billy Connolly said: "Considering I tend to die in all my Hollywood movies, I'm delighted to appear in cinemas and be alive and well at the end!" Prior to retiring in 2016 following his diagnosis with Parkinson's Disease, Connolly toured worldwide continuously for 50 years, performing to an audience of over 10 million.
When other agencies were holding back documents and heavily redacting files, Connolly would invite reporters to inspect a tableful of neatly arranged file folders, offering thousands of pages that no one had seen.
The creator of the fund page titled 'Money for Eggboi' has kept in touch with Connolly who said that 'he is committed to sending majority of the money for the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.'
Connolly's second shot against Lake Zurich at Richmond-Burton on that November night in 2016 more accurately gave a glimpse of what Grayslake North could expect from the teen with athleticism beyond his years.
Connolly, who was of the view that elections are not credible in Nigeria went as far as quipping that 'Elections are being stolen in Nigeria'.
The film showed Connolly smashing into a white Ford Ka.
Connolly was born at the Clarendon Hotel, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton in 1893.
Dowell and Connolly have been involved with Everton's first-team squad this summer as Marco Silva cast his eye over the young players.
In his new role, Connolly will lead the operations of Owens & Minor's distribution and supply chain network.
Gavin hit out at Pat Spillane in particular and drew a link between the Sunday Game's highlighting of Connolly's clash with linesman Ciaran Branagan and the subsequent 12-week ban.
Andy Murray, Judi Dench, Elton John and David Tennant are just some of the superstars who appreciate his unique talents, and all appear in ITV show Billy Connolly & Me: A Celebration, tonight at 9pm.