Tony Hendra

Tony Hendra, born in England, was a member of the Cambridge University Footlights revue in 1962, alongside the likes of John Cleese, Graham Chapman and Tim Brooke-Taylor. After he moved to the U.S., he became one of the founding editors of National Lampoon magazine. In the early 1980s Mr. Hendra helped create the British television puppet show Spitting Image. He also edited Spy Magazine for a period in the 1990s. His most notable acting role was in “This Is Spinal Tap,” as the band's manager, Ian Faith. He received acclaim for his 2004 memoir “Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul.”