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Magnus Magnusson (I) (1929–2007)

Magnus Magnusson was born on October 12, 1929 in Reykjavik, Iceland. He was an actor and writer, known for Cause for Concern (1967), Mastermind (1972) and God, the Universe and Everything Else (1988). He was married to Mamie Baird. He died on January 7, 2007 in near Glasgow, Scotland. See full bio »

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 1997 Love and Death on Long Island
Quiz Master
 1980 Vikings! (TV Series)
Narrator
- Here King Harold Is Killed (1980) ... Narrator
- Empire of the Northern Seas (1980) ... Narrator
- The Ultimate Outpost (1980) ... Narrator
- An Island Called Thule (1980) ... Narrator
- Bitter Is the Wind (1980) ... Narrator
 1978 Curriculee Curricula (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1975 The Goodies (TV Series)
Magnus Magnesium
- Frankenfido (1975) ... Magnus Magnesium
 1974 Billy Liar (TV Series)
The M.C.
- Billy and the Muse of Fire (1974) ... The M.C.
 1968 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- Stories from Iceland: Greyman (1968) ... Storyteller
- Stories from Iceland: The Thursday Story (1968) ... Storyteller
- Stories from Iceland: The Polar Bear (1968) ... Storyteller
- Stories from Iceland: The Pony (1968) ... Storyteller
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After joining the BBC, he was a presenter on many different programs, reflecting his interests in history, archaeology, and the environment. His interest in ornithology started in his youth; when he was 14, he won a medal from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds for his essay on the mating habits of the blackbird. Four decades later, he became president of the RSPB. See more »

Trademark:

If he was interrupted by the buzzer during a question on Mastermind (1972) he would always answer: "I've started, so I'll finish".

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