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Bill Oddie

Bill Oddie was born on July 7, 1941 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as William Edgar Oddie. He is a writer and actor, known for Springwatch (2005), The Goodies (1970) and Doctor in the House (1969). He is married to Laura Beaumont. They have one child. He was previously married to Jeanne M. Hart. See full bio »

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Known For

Springwatch
Springwatch Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2005-2014)
The Goodies
The Goodies Writer
(1970-1982)
Doctor in the House
(1969-1970)
Autumnwatch
Autumnwatch Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2006-2011)

Filmography

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 1991 Doctor at the Top (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Waring Goes Private (1991) ... (written by)
- It's Alright, I Am a Doctor (1991) ... (written by)
- The Kindest Cut... (1991) ... (written by)
 1989 The Bubblegum Brigade (TV Series) (writer)
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bubblegum Brigade (1988) ... (writer)
 1988 Tickle on the Tum (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Dr. Dimple Minds the Baby (1988) ... (story by)
 1985-1986 From the Top (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... (writer)
 1981-1983 Astronauts (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1983)
- Episode #2.5 (1983)
- Episode #2.4 (1983)
- Episode #2.3 (1983)
- Episode #2.2 (1983)
  The Goodies (TV Series) (creator - 76 episodes, 1970 - 1982) (written by - 55 episodes, 1970 - 1982) (writer - 8 episodes, 1971 - 1980)
- Animals Are People Too (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Holidays (1982) ... (creator)
- Change of Life (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Big Foot (1982) ... (creator)
- Football Crazy (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (1973) ... (written by)
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- The Big Match (1972) ... (written by)
- The Taming of the Wolf (1972) ... (written by)
- On the Brink (1972) ... (written by)
- The Long, Long Night (1972) ... (written by)
- Honeymoon Special (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Engelbert with the Young Generation (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.12 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.10 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
  Doctor at Large (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1971) (by - 3 episodes, 1971)
- Students at Heart (1971) ... (by)
- Where There's a Will... (1971) ... (by)
- Upton Sells Out? (1971) ... (by)
- Change Your Partners (1971) ... (written by)
- Congratulations- It's a Toad! (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flo and Monty and Henry... and Henry (1970) ... (writer)
 1969-1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series) (written by - 22 episodes)
- Finals (1970) ... (written by)
- Doctor on the Box (1970) ... (written by)
- May the Best Man... (1970) ... (written by)
- A Stitch in Time (1970) ... (written by)
- Hot Off the Presses (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 It's Tommy Cooper (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (additional material)
 1968-1969 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series) (additional material - 10 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.3 (1969) ... (additional material)
  Hark at Barker (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (writer - 6 episodes, 1969)
- Rustless and Foreigners (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless and Murder (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless and a Banquet (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless in Pigtails (1969) ... (writer)
  Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1968) (special material - 1 episode, 1968)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (special material)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Horne A'Plenty (TV Series) (writer)
 1967 Twice a Fortnight (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (writer)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
Show Show Actor (23 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Self (113 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared on stage in the USA in the satirical show "That Was The Week That Was". A fellow cast member was Tim Brooke-Taylor. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Goodies | Bill Oddie O.B.E

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Jimmy Savile had a big label on saying 'weirdo'. See more »

Trivia:

Became the third person, in the shows history, to have turned away the 'This Is Your Life (1995 TV series) [1995-]' Red Book, in 2001. Nevertheless, he was eventually persuaded by his family and the show then aired on 31st January 2002. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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