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John Craven (II)

John Craven was born on August 16, 1940 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as John Raymond Craven. He is a writer and actor, known for Country Cops (2005), Saturday Superstore (1982) and The Damned United (2009). See full bio »
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Country Cops
Country Cops Himself - Presenter
Saturday Superstore
Saturday Superstore Himself - Presenter / Himself / Himself - Reporter
The Damned United
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In 1972 he devised Newsround (1972) (originally called John Craven's Newsround), a daily news bulletin on BBC1 aimed specifically at children. He presented the programme until 1989. See more »

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