In which country was the British comedian Tommy Cooper born?
Thomas Frederick Cooper (19 March 1921 – 15 April 1984) was a British prop comedian and magician. He habitually wore a red fez, and his appearance was large and lumbering, at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and more than 15 stone (210 lb; 95 kg) in weight. On 15 April 1984.
Cooper was born on 19 March 1921 at 19 Llwyn-On Street in Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales. He was delivered by the woman who owned the house in which the family were lodging. His parents were Thomas H. Cooper, a Welsh recruiting sergeant in the British Army and later coal miner, and Catherine Gertrude (née Wright), Thomas' English wife from Crediton, Devon.
On 15 April 1984, Cooper collapsed 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 in Westminster, London.