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Robert Boothby (1900–1986)

Robert Boothby was born on February 12, 1900 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Robert John Graham Boothby. He was a writer, known for The Edge of the Sixties (1959), In the News (1950) and What's My Line (1951). He died on July 16, 1986 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 86) in London, England, UK

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Known For

In the News Himself - Speaker
What's My Line Himself - Panellist
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist


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 1959 The Edge of the Sixties (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script)
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Other Works:

Original member of "In the News" TV programme team

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2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Boothby | Lord Robert Boothby | Lord Boothby | Sir Robert Boothby MP

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