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Tony Blackburn

Born in the town of Guildford, Surrey in 1943, Tony was educated at Millfield Public School in Somerset and Bournemouth College. The son of a doctor from Lilliput near Poole, Dorset, he made his first appearance in public with the Ian Ralfini Dance Orchestra at the Bournemouth Pavilion while still at College. In 1964, Tony joined pirate broadcaster... See full bio »
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Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Himself - Presenter / Himself - Presenter. / Man in Cooking Pot
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 2006 TV Burp (TV Series)
Sheep on Emmerdale
- Episode #5.7 (2006) ... Sheep on Emmerdale
 1996-1999 The Queen's Nose (TV Series)
- Harmony's Return (1999) ... Presenter
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... Presenter
 1985 The Gong Show (TV Movie)
 1975 The Goodies (TV Series)
Tony Blackburn
- Special: Goodies Rule OK? (1975) ... Tony Blackburn
- Scatty Safari (1975) ... Tony Blackburn
 1971 The Liver Birds (TV Series)
Radio DJ
- Promotion (1971) ... Radio DJ (uncredited)
 1970 Simon Simon (Short)
 1969 Fraud Squad (TV Series)
Radio D.J.
- The Front Man (1969) ... Radio D.J.
 1968 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Radio voice / Radio Voice
- To See How Far It Is (1968) ... Radio voice
- The Curse of the Donkins (1968) ... Radio Voice
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Other Works:

Played The DJ in the Big Finish audio production "Doctor Who: The Rapture".

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I introduced Motown into this country on the pirate ships because nobody was playing it. See more »


Is vegetarian. See more »

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