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Richie Benaud (1930–2015)

Richie Benaud was born on October 6, 1930 in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia as Richard Benaud. He was married to Daphne Elizabeth Surfleet and Marcia Lavender. He died on April 10, 2015 in Sydney, New South Wales. See full bio »

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Known For

Prudential World Cup Cricket 1983
Prudential World Cup Cricket 1983 Himself - Commentator
(1983)
BBC TV Cricket
BBC TV Cricket Himself - Commentator
(1975-1987)
Wills World Cup Cricket 1996
Wills World Cup Cricket 1996 Himself - Commentator
(1996)
Grandstand
Grandstand Himself - Cricket: Jubilee Test commentator
(1977)

Filmography

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 1979-2011 Channel Nine Cricket (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator / Himself - Host / Commentator
- First Vodafone Test: Australia vs India: Day 3 (2011) ... Himself - Commentator
- First Vodafone Test: Australia vs India: Day 2 (2011) ... Himself - Commentator
- First Vodafone Test: Australia vs India: Day 1 (2011) ... Himself - Commentator
- Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs England: Game 6 (2011) ... Himself - Commentator
 2006 Amazing Adelaide: The 2nd 2006-07 3 Mobile Ashes Test (Video documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 2005-2006 BBC News 24 (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #9.314 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode #8.314 (2005) ... Himself
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Unscripted and Unplanned (2006) ... Himself
- Aussie Scandals (2006) ... Himself
 2005 The Ashes: The Greatest Series (Video documentary)
Himself - Commentator
 2005 5 News (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 7 September 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Richard & Judy (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 7 September 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2005 The Greatest Test (Video documentary)
Himself - Commentator
 2004 Richie Benaud's Greatest XI (Video)
Himself - Presenter
 2000 Today at the Test (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator (2000-2005)
 2000 100th Test Match at Lord's: The Ultimate Test (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1996 Clash of the Titans (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Phoenix from the Ashes (1996) ... Himself
 1996 Wills World Cup Cricket 1996 (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Commentator
- Match 10: India vs West Indies (1996) ... Himself - Commentator
 1994 MCC Cricket Masterclass: Vol.1 (Video)
Himself
 1992 Cricket: The Match Winners (Video)
Himself - Presenter
 1992 Benson & Hedges World Cup Cricket (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Commentator
- World Cup Final: England vs Pakistan (1992) ... Himself - Commentator
- World Cup Match 36: Australia vs West Indies (1992) ... Himself - Commentator
- World Cup Match 8: England vs West Indies (1992) ... Himself - Commentator
- World Cup Match 4: Pakistan vs West Indies (1992) ... Himself - Commentator
- World Cup Match 1: New Zealand vs Australia (1992) ... Himself - Commentator
 1991 Cricket: The 60's (Video)
Himself - Presenter / Commentator
 1991 Cricket: The 70's (Video)
Himself - Presenter / Commentator
 1991 Cricketing Legends: Imran Khan (Video)
Himself
 1991 Cricketing Legends: Richard Hadlee (Video)
Himself
 1991 Cricketing Legends: Viv Richards (Video)
Himself
 1990 Cricketing Legends: Ian Botham (Video)
Himself
 1989 Cricketing Legends: Ray Illingworth (Video)
Himself
 1987 On Top Down Under (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1987 The Ashes: Victory in Australia (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1975-1987 BBC TV Cricket (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator
- MCC vs Rest of the World: Test Match, Day 4 (1987) ... Himself - Commentator
- MCC vs Rest of the World: Test Match, Day 3 (1987) ... Himself - Commentator
- MCC vs Rest of the World: Test Match, Day 2 (1987) ... Himself - Commentator
- MCC vs Rest of the World: Test Match, Day 1 (1987) ... Himself - Commentator
- Sport Aid: West Indies vs Rest of the World (1986) ... Himself - Commentator
 1984 Texaco Trophy 1984: England vs West Indies (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1983 Prudential World Cup Cricket 1983 (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Commentator
- Final: India vs West Indies (1983) ... Himself - Commentator
- Semi-Final: England vs India (1983) ... Himself - Commentator
 1981 Botham's Ashes (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1977 Grandstand (TV Series)
Himself - Cricket: Jubilee Test commentator
- Episode dated 18 June 1977 (1977) ... Himself - Cricket: Jubilee Test commentator
 1975 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Himself
- Richie Benaud (1975) ... Himself
 1965 Look at Life: Cricket on Test (Documentary short)
Himself - Commentator
 1958 The All-Rounder (Documentary short)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (voice-over) for Channel 4 Test Match Cricket (2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My mantra is: put your brain into gear and if you can add to what's on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up. See more »

Trivia:

The doyen of television broadcasting for 45 years, initially with the BBC (1964-1999) and subsequently with Channel Four (1999-2005). He announced his intention to broadcast solely on free-to-air Australian television, following the move of UK TV cricket coverage to Sky in 2006. See more »

Trademark:

"Marvellous" See more »

Nickname:

The Voice of Summer See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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