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Desmond Lynam

Desmond Lynam was born on September 17, 1942 in County Clare, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Countdown (1982), FIFA Soccer 1998 (1998) and The Premiership (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Countdown
Countdown Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2005-2010)
FIFA Soccer 1998
(1998)
The Premiership
The Premiership Himself - Presenter
(2001)
Countdown Game
Countdown Game Himself - Presenter
(2006)

Filmography

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 1990 Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (1990)
 1989 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.2 (1989)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (voice-over) for Sainsbury's. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Den Lynam | Des Lynam | Des Lynham | Des Lynam OBE | Desmond Lynam OBE

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm astonished people in our business are paid so much to do a fairly simple task. I definitely don't think I'm worth what I'm paid. See more »

Trivia:

Des is more well known in the UK for presenting sports programmes on the BBC especially "Grandstand" every Saturday. See more »

Nickname:

Des

Star Sign:

Virgo

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