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Des O'Connor (1932–2020)


Des O'Connor was born on January 12, 1932 in Stepney, London, England as Desmond Bernard O'Connor. He was married to Jodie Brooke Wilson, Jay Rufer, Gillian Vaughan and Phyllis Gill. He died on November 14, 2020 in England. See full bio »

Died:

(age 88) in England, UK

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Known For

Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show Self / Self - Host / Self -Host / Host
(1970-1971)
Good Neighbors Soundtrack
9 Dead Gay Guys Soundtrack
(2002)
(1963-1968)

Filmography

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 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Diana Moran (2016) ... (performer: "Dick-A-Dum-Dum" - uncredited)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.202 (2009) ... (performer: "Puttin' on the Ritz")
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys (King's Road", (performer: "Dick-A-Dum-Dum)
 1988 Des O'Connor Tonight (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.8 (1988) ... (performer: "Something Stupid")
 1976 Good Neighbors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Early Birds (1976) ... (performer: "What the World Needs Now Is Love")
 1975 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1975 Christmas Show (1975) ... (performer: "Feelings")
 1971 Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 July 1971 (1971) ... (performer: "Tennessee Birdwalk" (uncredited), "Dream" (uncredited), "The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else)" (uncredited), "You'll Never Know" (uncredited), "I Think of You" (uncredited), "Unchained Melody" (uncredited), "Anytime", "Ramblin' Rose" (uncredited))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the show, "Lena Horne at the Famous London Palladium", at the London Palladium in London, England with Lena Horne, The Bachelors and Bill Finch in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Des O'Connor CBE | Roger Whittaker & Des O'Connor

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I believe in mixing new talent with established superstars. People know what they get when they tune into my show - an hour of class entertainment. See more »

Trivia:

O'Connor has had a successful career as a singer, recording 36 albums, five of which reached the Top 40 of the UK Albums Chart. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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