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Norris McWhirter (1925–2004)

Norris McWhirter was born on August 12, 1925 in Winchmore Hill, London, England. He was married to Tessa von Weichardt and Carole Eckert. He died on April 19, 2004 in Wiltshire, England. See full bio »


(age 78) in Wiltshire, England, UK

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 2004 The Four Minute Mile (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
- The Grunwick Strike (2002) ... Himself
 1972-1994 Record Breakers (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
- Episode #23.1 (1994) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #22.1 (1993) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #19.1 (1990) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #18.1 (1989) ... Himself - Presenter
- Episode #17.1 (1988) ... Himself - Presenter
 1992 Bullseye (TV Series)
- Christmas Special 1992 (1992) ... Himself
 1989 The Guinness Book of Records Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1984 Saturday Superstore (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.12 (1984) ... Himself
 1979 Friday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Himself - Editor of the Guinness Book of Records
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... Himself - Editor of the Guinness Book of Records
 1968 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.14 (1968) ... Himself
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 2006 Tory! Tory! Tory! (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Path to Power (2006) ... Himself (uncredited)

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Editor of the magazine "Athletics World" from 1952-57. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | See more »


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Managing director of Guinness Superlatives Ltd of London; he published the first Guinness Book in 1954. He continued to edit the "Guinness Book of Records" until 1986, and remained advisory editor until 1996. See more »


On the show "Record Breakers", he would answer unrehearsed from memory any question about records that the audience chose to ask

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