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Des O'Connor

Des O'Connor was born on January 12, 1932 in Stepney, London, England as Desmond Bernard O'Connor. He has been married to Jodie Brooke Wilson since September 23, 2007. They have one child. He was previously married to Jay Rufer, Gillian Vaughan and Phyllis Gill. See full bio »

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Known For

Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show Himself / Himself-Host / Host
(1970-1971)
Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors Soundtrack
The Des O'Connor Show
(1963-1968)
Christmas with Rupert
Christmas with Rupert Music Department
(2013)

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")
 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))
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Self (102 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)
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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 »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

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.

Trivia:

O'Connor opened for Buddy Holly in his sole appearance in England. Holly, in a letter to his wife said "Show was great but the comedian wasn't very good". See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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