Sir Antony Rupert Jay was born on April 20, 1930, and died on August 21, 2016.
He was an English writer, broadcaster, and director, famous for co-authoring, with Jonathan Lynn, the British political comedies, Minister, Prime Minister (1980–88).
Sir Jay wrote The Householder’s Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression (1972).
Jay had a distinguished career as a broadcaster and in public relations, for which he was created a Knight Bachelor in 1988.
Sir Antony Jay also wrote the BBC television documentary Royal Family and co-wrote Elizabeth R, for which he was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) for personal services to the Royal Family.
Sir Antony Jay passed away at 86 years old.