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Harold Wilson (V) (1916–1995)

Harold Wilson was born in Huddersfield,West Yorkshire in 1916. He had a sharp mind and after graduating from Oxford University, he became a lecturer in economics in 1937. He represented Huyton in parliament from 1945 until his retirement in 1983. He became President of the Board of Trade in 1947 and succeeded Hugh Gaitskell as the Labour party ... See full bio »

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Known For

Friday Night, Saturday Morning
(1979)
This Week
This Week Himself
(1956-1974)
007 Stage Dedication
(1977)
1964 General Election
(1964)

Filmography

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 1986 Inside Story (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
- Auld Lang Syne (1986) ... Himself
 1964-1980 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode dated 17 November 1980 (1980) ... Himself
- The South African Press (1965) ... Himself
- Episode dated 19 October 1964 (1964) ... Himself
 1979 Friday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Himself - Host
 1978 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Eric & Ernie's Xmas Show 1978 (1978) ... Himself (as Sir Harold Wilson)
 1978 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #8.3 (1978) ... Himself
 1977 007 Stage Dedication (Documentary short)
Himself
 1975-1976 Weekend World (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 21 March 1976 (1976) ... Himself
- Episode dated 11 May 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1974-1975 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Mr. Wilson's First Anniversary (1975) ... Himself
- Harold Wilson at No.10 (1974) ... Himself
 1974/II Election 74 (TV Movie)
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 1974/I Election 74 (TV Movie)
Himself (as Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson)
 1956-1974 This Week (TV Series)
Himself
- Election Special: Harold Wilson (1974) ... Himself
- Election Special: Part 2 (1974) ... Himself
- Special: Dockers - Whose Victory? (1972) ... Himself
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.71 (1971) ... Himself
 1971 Yesterday's Men (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Prime Minister, 1964-1970
 1970 Election 70 (TV Movie)
Himself
 1965 Meet the Press (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 19 September 1965 (1965) ... Himself
 1964 1964 General Election (TV Special documentary)
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 1964 Variety Club Awards (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

7 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lord Wilson of Rievaulx | PM Harold Wilson | Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson | Sir Harold Wilson

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history. See more »

Trivia:

Is mentioned in the lyrics of George Harrison's song "Taxman" as: "Taxman, Mister Wilson" along with his Prime Ministerial successor Edward Heath: "Taxman, Mister Heath." The snub arose due to the exorbitant income taxes levied by the British government on wealthy pop stars - as much as 95%. "There's one (shilling) for you, nineteen (shillings) for me." (20 shillings equaled £1 sterling back then... See more »

Trademark:

Wearing a Gannex coat See more »

Nickname:

Gannex Wilson See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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