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Esther Rantzen

Esther Rantzen was born on June 22, 1940 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Esther Louise Rantzen. She is a producer and actress, known for That's Life! (1973), Esther (1994) and CSJ Awards (2009). She was previously married to Desmond Wilcox. See full bio »
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Known For

That's Life!
That's Life! Producer
(1973-1994)
Esther
Esther Herself - Presenter / Herself - Host
(1994-2002)
CSJ Awards
CSJ Awards Herself - guest
(2009)
Old Dogs, New Tricks
(2006)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (3 credits)
 1998 Prostitute (TV Mini-Series documentary) (associate producer)
 1975-1986 That's Life! (TV Series documentary) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 July 1986 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 11 May 1986 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 23 February 1986 (1986) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 26 April 1975 (1975) ... (producer)
 1976-1980 The Big Time (TV Series documentary) (producer - 15 episodes)
- Sue Peacock - TV Presenter (1980) ... (producer)
- The Rev Taffy Davies - Cartoonist (1980) ... (producer)
- Sheena Easton - Pop Singer (1980) ... (producer)
- Tim Davey - Racing Driver (1980) ... (producer)
Show Show Actress (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (134 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials and newspaper advertisements for the Accident Advice Helpline.

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Esther Rantzen

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I didn't work in the same department with Jimmy [Jimmy Savile], but I felt in a strange way responsible. We all joined in the mythology of Sir Jimmy, we gave him this status so that he was out of reach. It was on a level of gossip. People may say 'why didn't you pass it on?' Who to? We know that the police investigated complaints and couldn't take it further. You heard the rumours. I never liked ... See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire)in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services as a ChildLine Founder. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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