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Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth was born on March 8, 1948 in Wuppertal, Germany as Gyles Daubeney Brandreth. He is a writer and actor, known for Countdown (1982), The One Show (2006) and When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (2001). He has been married to Michelle Brown since June 8, 1973. They have three children. See full bio »
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Countdown Himself / Himself - Dictionary Corner / Himself - Contestant
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 2006 Philip and Elizabeth (TV Movie documentary) (script)
 1983 Dear Ladies (TV Series) (script by - 5 episodes)
- Don't Ring Us (1983) ... (script by)
- Doctor's Orders (1983) ... (script by)
- Alarms and Excursions (1983) ... (script by)
- Bowled Over (1983) ... (script by)
- Sale or Return (1983) ... (script by)
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Book: Brandreth's Christmas Book (1975) See more »

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Gyles Brandreth MP

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Conservative MP for Chester 1992-1997. See more »


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