Born in 1944, Kenny began in radio work. Having been turned down by the BBC, he began work on the pirate station Radio London, but was fired after saying rude comments on the air.
After working on BBC Radio 1, a similar event occured after making rude…more
Kenny Everett was among the first gay rights campaigners in England as well as among the first comedians to openly talk about his homosexuality. His famous saying on the subject to David Bowie was "I fought for people like you, and I never got one!"