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Nigel Lythgoe

Nigel Lythgoe was born on July 9, 1949 in Wirral, England. He is a producer and writer, known for American Idol (2002), Gladiators (1992) and So You Think You Can Dance (2005). He was previously married to Bonnie Lythgoe. See full bio »

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Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Narrated a "Star of the Month" short tribute to Ginger Rogers on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel, which debuted in March 2010. It aired several times during the month.

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Father, with Bonnie Lythgoe of sons Kristopher Lythgoe and Simon Lythgoe. Grandfather of George Lythgoe. See more »


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