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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 John Simpson: Stories from the Front Line (2015), University Challenge: The Story So Far (2006) and 40 Years of University Challenge (2002). He has been married to Adele Kruger since 1996. They have one ... 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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