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Born Anne Josephine Robinson on September 26, 1944 in Crosby, Liverpool, England, this famous host of the BBC and NBC quiz show The Weakest Link (2001) started her career as a journalist for Rediffusion. She made her way up by working on the Daily Mail, Sunday Times and Daily Mirror. It was at the Mirror where she was to make her mark, being ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Weakest Link
The Weakest Link Herself / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Host
(2000-2010)
Watchdog
Watchdog Herself - Presenter / Herself / Herself - Contributor
(1993-2015)
Weakest Link
Weakest Link Herself - Host
(2001-2002)
My Life in Books
My Life in Books Herself - Presenter / Herself - Host
(2011-2012)

Filmography

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 2007 My Family (TV Series)
Weakest Link Presenter
- Susan of Troy (2007) ... Weakest Link Presenter
 2005 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Anne Droid
- The Parting of the Ways (2005) ... Anne Droid (voice)
- Bad Wolf (2005) ... Anne Droid (voice)
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Show Show Self (82 credits)
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Other Works:

Presented a programme on BBC Radio 2 in the 1980s.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[to a Weakest Link contestant] Why are you dressed like a lesbian? See more »

Trivia:

She was criticised by Outrage!, the gay rights organisation, after comments she made describing a contestant's "gay" T-shirt, which were cut by the BBC from their broadcast of the finished Weakest Link episode. She was also criticised for "homophobic stereotyping" after asking another contestant why she was dressed like a lesbian. See more »

Trademark:

Her humorously mean comments See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Mean

Star Sign:

Libra

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