Birth Name: Ian Robins Dury
Date of Birth: 12 May, 1942
Place of Birth: Hendon, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Date of Death: 27 March, 2000
Place of Death: Upminster, London, England, U.K.
Ethnicity: English, Cornish, Northern Irish
Ian Dury was an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
He was the son of Margaret Cuthbertson “Peggy,” a health visitor, and William George Dury, a bus driver and boxer. His family spent time in Cornwall, Essex, and Switzerland during his childhood. He had two children, including indie musician Baxter Dury, with his former wife Elizabeth “Betty” Rathmell; and two children with his partner, sculptor Sophy Tilson.
Ian’s maternal grandfather was named John Walker (the son of John Walker).
Ian’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ellen Polloc.