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Alan Whicker (1925–2013)

Alan Whicker was born on August 2, 1925 in Cairo, Egypt as Alan Donald Whicker. He was a writer and actor, known for Whicker's World (1959), The Comedy Map of Britain (2007) and Whicker's Miss World (1993). He died on July 12, 2013 in Jersey, Channel Islands, UK. See full bio »

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Known For

Whicker's World
The Comedy Map of Britain
The Comedy Map of Britain Himself - Narrator
Whicker's Miss World
Whicker's Miss World Himself - Presenter
Whicker's South Seas


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 2004 Whicker's War (TV Movie documentary)
  Whicker's World (TV Series) (1 episode, 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1969) (narrative script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Papa Doc: The Black Sheep (1969) ... (written by)
 1966 Thirty Years After (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Matador (1966) ... (narrative script)
 1966 A Few Castles in Spain (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 Whicker; Down Mexico Way (TV Movie documentary)
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Show Show Self (48 credits)
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I wasn't good-looking, as you can plainly see, but at least I was neat and not noticeably shy. See more »


The doyen of jet-setting journalists, he was memorably parodied in a Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) sketch which featured an island full of Whickers, sipping martinis and waiting for the "inevitable interview". See more »

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