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Desmond Lynam

Desmond Lynam was born on September 17, 1942 in County Clare, Ireland. He is known for his work on Have I Got News for You (1990), The Russ Abbot Show (1986) and Alas Smith & Jones (1984). See full bio »

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Known For

Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Himself - Guest Presenter
The Russ Abbot Show
Alas Smith & Jones
Masters Snooker
Masters Snooker Himself - Presenter


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 1990 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
- Episode #6.4 (1990)
 1989 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.2 (1989)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Setanta sports in which a punter confuses him with Dickie Davies (2007) 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


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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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 »


Listens to classical music. See more »



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