English writer, broadcaster, and directorDied when: 86 years 123 days (1036 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Sir Antony Rupert Jay, (20 April 1930 – 21 August 2016) was an English writer, broadcaster, producer and director.With Jonathan Lynn, he co-wrote the British political comedies Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister (1980–88).
He also wrote The Householder's Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression (1972).For his career as a broadcaster and in public relations, Jay received a knighthood in the 1988 New Year Honours.
He also wrote the 1969 BBC television documentary Royal Family and wrote a 1992 book about Elizabeth II called Elizabeth R, after which he was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order for personal services to the Royal Family in the 1993 New Years Honours list.