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John Simpson (IV)

John Simpson was born on August 9, 1944 in Cleveleys, Lancashire, England as John Cody Fidler-Simpson. He is a director and writer, known for University Challenge: The Story So Far (2006), 40 Years of University Challenge (2002) and Veillées d'armes (1994). He has been married to Adele Kruger since 1996. They have one child. He was ... See full bio »
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Hosts the BBC show "Simpson's World".
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While covering the US-led war on terrorism in 2001, he famously claimed on-air that the BBC had "liberated Kabul" from Taliban occupation (Simpson and his BBC camera crew arrived in the city ahead of the main Northern Alliance forces). See more »

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