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Terry Wogan (1938–2016)


Terry Wogan was born on August 3, 1938 in Limerick, Ireland as Michael Terence Wogan. He was an actor, known for Wogan (1982), Blankety Blank (1979) and Children in Need (1980). He was married to Helen Joyce. He died on January 31, 2016 in Buckinghamshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Wogan
Wogan Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Himself / Himelf - Host / Long John Wogan
(1982-1992)
Blankety Blank
Blankety Blank Himself - Presenter
(1979-1983)
Children in Need
Children in Need Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Sir Jedi Terry Wogan - Star Wars Sketch
(1980-2015)
The Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest Himself - Host / United Kingdom Commentator
(1998)

Filmography

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 2015 Moone Boy (TV Series)
YBFTLLABFE! Host
- Fecks, Lies and Videotape (2015) ... YBFTLLABFE! Host (as Sir Terry Wogan)
 2013/I Talent Show (Short)
Announcer (voice)
 2010 Being Human (TV Series)
Sir Terry Wogan
- Serve God, Love Me and Mend (2010) ... Sir Terry Wogan (as Sir Terry Wogan)
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Terry Wogan
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Terry Wogan (voice, as Sir Terry Wogan)
 2007 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Listeners' Comments
- The Archers (2007) ... Listeners' Comments (voice)
 2005 Balamory (TV Series)
- The Game Show (2005)
 2003 Anna Spud (Short)
Narrator
 1998 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Terry Wogan
- Celebrity Vicar (1998) ... Terry Wogan (voice)
 1994 Do the Right Thing (TV Series)
 1988 Terry in Pantoland (TV Movie)
Prince Wogan
 1988 Stoppit and Tidyup (TV Series short)
Narrator
- Take Care (1988) ... Narrator (voice)
- Clean Your Teeth (1988) ... Narrator (voice)
- Say Please and Say Thank You (1988) ... Narrator (voice)
- Go to Bed (1988) ... Narrator (voice)
- Don't Do That (1988) ... Narrator (voice)
 1975 The Goodies (TV Series)
Terry Wogan
- Special: Goodies Rule OK? (1975) ... Terry Wogan
 1972 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Radio DJ
- Hair Trigger (1972) ... Radio DJ (uncredited)
 1972 Bless This House (TV Series)
Radio Presenter
- It's All in the Mind (1972) ... Radio Presenter
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (voiceover) for Seven Seas Cod Liver Oil (2005) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Terry Wogan OBE | Sir Terence Wogan | Sir Terry Wogan

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was brought up in that ethic that 'It's your job, you do it and you do it cheerfully.' Nobody's paying you to be a miserable geezer at all hours of the morning are they? See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded an Honorary OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1997 New Year Honours List for his services to Broadcasting. See more »

Trademark:

Gentle Irish accent

Star Sign:

Leo

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