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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 12 April 1948Hackney, London, England, UK
Date of Death 30 January 2008Whitechapel, London, England, UK  (pneumonia)
Birth NameJeremy James Anthony Gibson Beadle
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeremy Beadle was born on April 12, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Jeremy James Anthony Gibson Beadle. He was a writer and producer, known for Game for a Laugh (1981), Beadle's About (1986) and You've Been Framed (1990). He died on January 30, 2008 in Whitechapel, London.

Spouse (1)

Sue ? (? - 30 January 2008) (his death) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Prankster

Trivia (7)

Used to present "Nightline", a late-night phone-in programme on LBC (London Broadcasting Company, a commercial radio station), using the name Jeremy James Antony Gibson Beedlebum.
He was a fan of football and supported Arsenal.
His favorite songs were "Skinnamarink" by Bob McGrath, "The Living Years" by Mike (Mike Rutherford) & The Mechanics, "Stand By Me" by John Lennon, "Forever Young" by Joan Baez, "Sweet Old World" by Lucinda Williams, "I Believe In You" by Don Williams, "Winterwood" by Don McLean, "Dancing In The Dark" by Bruce Springsteen, "Best Thing That Ever Happened" by 'Gladys Knight' & The Pips and "Who Wants To Live Forever" by Queen. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years").
Suffered from Poland's Syndrome, which stunted the growth of his right hand during childhood.
He and his partner, Sue, had two daughters.
He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Broadcasting and to Charity. He is made an MBE for his charity work, especially for the Foundation for Children with Leukaemia. He had raised £10 million for charities in as many years.
Now a director of Redtooth Limited, the UK's largest supplier of trivia and pub quizzes. [September 2005]

Personal Quotes (1)

On being awarded an MBE in 2001 for charity: As a person who has spent many years surprising people this is one of my greatest surprises - this time it's on me. I believe charity is the rent we pay on earth. It has been a privilege to work alongside the kindest people helping those in need.

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