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John Oaksey (1929–2012)

John Oaksey was born on March 21, 1929 in Builth Wells, Radnorshire, Wales as John Geoffrey Tristram Lawrence. He is known for his work on Dead Cert (1974), Murphy's Stroke (1980) and Channel 4 Racing (1984). He was married to 'Chicky' Crocker and Victoria Dennistoun. He died on September 5, 2012 in the UK. See full bio »


(age 83) in UK

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Known For

Dead Cert
Dead Cert Miscellaneous Crew
Murphy's Stroke
Murphy's Stroke Miscellaneous Crew
Channel 4 Racing
Channel 4 Racing Himself - Presenter
Family Fortunes
Family Fortunes Himself


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 1980 Murphy's Stroke (TV Movie) (consultant)
 1974 Dead Cert (technical advisor)
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 1974 Dead Cert
Veterinarian (uncredited)
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 1974 Dead Cert (screenplay)
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 1984 Channel 4 Racing (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter
 1981 Family Fortunes (TV Series)
- Famous Family Fortunes (1981) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

John Lawrence | Lord Oaksey

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In his broadcasting career, he was initially known as John Lawrence before adopting the name John Oaksey. See more »


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