The veteran actor Warren Mitchell is a national icon in Britain from his portrayal of the loud-mouthed bigot Alf Garnett in the televion series 'Til Death Us Do Part. The idea was later sold to an American company where it re-emerged as "All in the Family".
In an interview in The Guardian on the 16th February 2000, Mitchell writes:
"I enjoy being Jewish, but I'm an atheist ... I hate fundamentalism in all its forms. Jews, Catholics, Baptists, I think they are all potty and capable of destroying the world"