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Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth was born on February 22, 1928 in Edmonton, London, England as Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson. He is a writer and actor, known for Strictly Come Dancing (2004), Play Your Cards Right (1980) and Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955). He has been married to Wilnelia Merced since 1983. They have one child. He was ... See full bio »
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  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 118 episodes, 2006 - 2014)
- The Launch Show (2014) ... (writer - as Sir Bruce Forsyth)
- Christmas Special (2013) ... (writer - as Sir Bruce Forsyth)
- Week 13: The Grand Final Show Two (2013) ... (writer - as Sir Bruce Forsyth)
- Week 13: The Grand Final Show One (2013) ... (writer - uncredited)
- Week 12: The Semi-Final (2013) ... (writer - as Sir Bruce Forsyth)
 2005 Bruce Forsyth's Comedy Heroes (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1983 Forsyth's Follies (TV Movie) (script)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (with Denise Van Outen and Louie Spence) for the "Sun" newspaper (UK & Ireland). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 6 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bruce Forsyth CBE | Sir Bruce Forsyth CBE | Sir Beastly Bruce Forsyth | Sir Bruce Forsyth | Bruce Forsyth O.B.E | Bruce Forsyth O.B.E. | Bruce Forsyth OBE


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[on being awarded Knighthood in June 2011]: So happy and so relieved in a way. When I got the CBE there'd been speculation every year and I think there's been too much talk about it, so I'm thrilled at last it has happened. I feel very proud that my career hasn't been in vain. I just love getting out there and performing and this is a reward that I never expected and hope I'm worthy of. We were ... See more »


Served as a corporal in the Royal Air Force. See more »


Creates catchphrases for each of his many TV game-shows. The most famous include "Nice to see you, To see you Nice", "Give Us a Twirl", "Good Game, Good Game" and "Didn't they Do Well". See more »



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