|Date of Birth||11 March 1947, London, England, UK|
Mini Bio (1)
Alan Yentob has held many of the most prestigious positions at the BBC. He joined as a general trainee in 1968. After working on arts programmes such as Omnibus (1967) and Arena (1975), he was made Head of Music and Arts at the BBC (1985 - 1988), Controller of BBC Two (1988 - 1993), Controller of BBC One (1993 - 1997), BBC Director of Programmes in Production (1997 - 1998), BBC Director of Television (1998 - 2000), Director of Drama, Entertainment and CBBC (2000 - 2004) and Creative Director of the BBC (2004 - present).
As well as his role at the BBC, he is on the Board of The South Bank and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is also Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Art and the charity Kids Company.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous