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Jimmy Young (I) (1921–2016)

Jimmy Young was born on September 21, 1921 in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England as Leslie Roland Young. He was an actor, known for Bikini Baby (1951), A Flight of Fancy (1952) and 7 of 1 (1973). He was married to Alicia Plastow and Wendy Wilkinson. He died on November 7, 2016 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 95) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Bikini Baby
Bikini Baby Singer at Dance
(1951)
A Flight of Fancy
(1952)
7 of 1
7 of 1 The Voice of
(1973)
The 6:25 Show
The 6:25 Show Himself - Presenter
(1963)

Filmography

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 1980 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
Radio DJ
- Home and Away (1980) ... Radio DJ (voice)
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series)
The Voice of
- One Man's Meat (1973) ... The Voice of (voice)
 1954 The Runaway Bus
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1954 This Is Show Business (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1954)
 1952 A Flight of Fancy (TV Short)
 1951 Bikini Baby
Singer at Dance (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (34 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Presented "The Jimmy Young Show" on BBC Radio from 1967 to 2002, after first broadcasting on the BBC in 1949. See more »

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1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Jimmy Young
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Personal Quote:

[refuting claims that he gave the politicians that he interviewed an easy time, with his probing but gentle style] You catch more flies with honey than vinegar.

Trivia:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1993 Queen's Honours List for his services to Broadcasting. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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