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Brian Johnston (I) (1912–1994)

Brian Johnston was born on June 24, 1912 in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Brian Alexander Johnston. He was an actor, known for All for Mary (1954), An Invitation to Remember (1989) and Countdown (1982). He was married to Pauline. He died on January 5, 1994 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Known For

All for Mary
All for Mary Himself - Introducer
An Invitation to Remember
An Invitation to Remember Himself - Interviewer
Countdown Himself / Himself - Dictionary Corner
A Queen Is Crowned
A Queen Is Crowned Himself - Commentator


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 1989 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Cricket Commentator
- Deceived by Flight (1989) ... Cricket Commentator (voice)
 1987 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series)
Cricket Commentary
- Episode #3.6 (1987) ... Cricket Commentary (voice)
 1961 The Final Test (TV Movie)
 1956 Babes in the Wood on Ice (TV Movie)
 1952 Derby Day
 1950 How Do You View? (TV Series)
- Episode #3.4 (1950)
- Episode #2.4 (1950)
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Brian Johnston C.B.E.

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The bowlers Holding the batsman's Willey (during TMS commentary).


Cricket commentator who joined the BBC in January 1946 and continued commentating on television until 1972 and on radio until his death in 1994. See more »



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