Bill Bailey

  • Birth Name: Mark Bailey
  • Birth Place: Bath, Somerset, England
  • Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor
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  • Was nicknamed Bill by a music teacher after he mastered playing "Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey" on the guitar.
  • Is a talented pianist and guitarist, and has perfect pitch.
  • Spent the early eighties touring with a Welsh experimental theatre troupe.
  • Won Best Stand-up at the British Comedy Awards in 1999.
  • Is a patron of International Animal Rescue.
  • Had a newly discovered species of plant named after him in 2010, in recognition of his work in the field of conservation.

Relationships

  • Dax Bailey — Son
  • Kristin Bailey — Wife

College

  • Attended University of London, London, England; London College of Music, London, England

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  • Birth Name: Mark Bailey
  • Birth Place: Bath, Somerset, England
  • Profession: Comedian, Musician, Actor