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Tony British & World English

(In the US) any of a number of awards given annually for outstanding achievement in the theatre in various categories

tony British & World English

Fashionable among wealthy or stylish people

Benn, Tony British & World English

(1925–2014), British Labour politician; full name Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn. A Labour MP from 1950, he was debarred from the House of Commons on succeeding to the title of Viscount Stansgate in 1960. He renounced his title in 1963 and was re-elected. He held several cabinet posts and gained a reputation as an orator on the left of the party

Abbott, Tony British & World English

(B.1957), Australian Liberal statesman, Prime Minister since 2013; full name Anthony John Abbott

Blair, Tony British & World English

(B.1953), British Labour statesman, Prime Minister 1997–2007; full name Anthony Charles Lynton Blair. He was elected leader of the Labour Party in 1994. His landslide victory in the election of 1997 gave his party its biggest-ever majority and made him the youngest Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812

Gwynn, Tony British & World English

(1960-), US baseball player. An outfielder for the San Diego Padres 1982–2001, he is regarded as one of the best hitters of all time, having eight times led the National League in batting average. Baseball Hall of Fame (2007)

Bennett, Tony British & World English

(1926-), US singer; born Anthony Dominick Benedetto. A popular jazz singer from the early 1950s with such hits as “Because of You” (1951), he made a successful comeback during the 1990s

Hancock, Tony British & World English

(1924–68), English comedian; full name Anthony John Hancock. He made his name in 1954 with the radio series Hancock’s Half Hour, which was later adapted to television (1956–61)

Jacklin, Tony British & World English

(B.1944), English golfer; full name Antony Jacklin. He won the British Open in 1969 and in 1970 became the first British player to win the US Open for fifty years

Randall, Tony British & World English

1920–2004, US actor; born Leonard Rosenberg. He starred in numerous film and stage productions but is best known for his role as Felix Unger, playing opposite Jack Klugman (1922–2012), in the TV series The Odd Couple (1970–75). In 1991 he founded the National Actors Theatre to bring classic works to the New York stage