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Tony Cooper<tonycooper214@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:16:33 -0600, Savageduck
> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
> 
>>> Americans (I have no idea where "newsguy" is from) would know Sellers
>>> from "The Pink Panther", "Dr Strangelove", and other movies but might
>>> not know that he was in "The Goon Show".
>>> 
>> Far from being in the “Goon Show” his role as a multi-character actor in
>> that show was what led to his later career.
>> 
>>> There is a tie here to photography, you know.  Sellers and Antony
>>> Armstrong-Jones were close friends.  
>> 
>> That was due to the Royal family being great fans of the “Goon Show”.
>> 
>> ... and I believe Armstrong-Jones had an “h” in his Anthony.
> 
> Nope.  I do (in my birth certificate name), but he was "Antony".  
> 
> Antony is the older spelling.  The Shakespeare play is "Antony and
> Cleopatra".  It wasn't until the 1600s that the "h" was added by some.
> Antony seems to be the more common spelling in the UK.  At least, so
> say the UK people that I'm in touch with in another newsgroup.  When I
> spell the name with an "h", they question my spelling.
> 
> Eden, Hopkins, and Blair are Brits with the Anthony spelling, though.
> Anthony Burgess (Clockwork Orange) is actually John Anthony but drops
> the "John" as his pen name.
> 
> 

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