Tommy Cooper
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"Thomas Frederick "Tommy" Cooper" was a British prop comedian and magic (illusion)/magician.

Cooper was a member of the Magic Circle, and respected by traditional magicians. He was famed for his red fez, and his appearance was large and lumbering, at and more than in weight.

On 15 April 1984 Cooper collapsed and died soon afterwards from a heart attack in front of millions of television viewers, midway through his act on the London Weekend Television variety show Live From Her Majesty's, transmitted live from Her Majesty's Theatre.

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