Sandi Toksvig


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Born 3 May 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Sandra Birgitte Toksvig, she is a British-Danish actor, comedian, writer, producer, and activist. Her father, Claus Toksvig, was one of the most important figures in Danish broadcasting. Her mother, Julie Anne Toksvig (née Brett), was British. Her brother Nick is a bureau chief and senior news editor for ... See full bio »

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No 73 Writer
(1982-1986)
The Big One Writer
(1992)
Kingdom Geraldine
(2009)
Up the Women Emmeline Pankhurst
(2013)

Filmography

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 2012 Doors Open (TV Movie) (screenplay)
  Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 2012) (by - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Man (2012) ... (written by)
- Nellie and Melba (2012) ... (by)
 2009 Theatre Live! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Charity Begins (2009) ... (as Tina McBuig)
 2002 The Basil Brush Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Molly Christmas (2002)
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Once in a Lifetime (1993) ... (writer)
 1992 The Big One (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Foul Play (1992) ... (writer)
- Father Apart (1992) ... (writer)
- Blockhead (1992) ... (writer)
- Past Tense (1992) ... (writer)
- Award in Your Ear (1992) ... (writer)
 1991-1992 Motormouth (TV Series) (drama developed by - 32 episodes)
- Episode #4.32 (1992) ... (drama developed by - as Toksvig)
- Episode #4.31 (1992) ... (drama developed by - as Toksvig)
- Episode #4.30 (1992) ... (drama developed by - as Toksvig)
- Episode #4.29 (1992) ... (drama developed by - as Toksvig)
- Episode #4.28 (1992) ... (drama developed by - as Toksvig)
 1988 Toksvig (TV Series) (script writer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1988) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1988) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1988) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (script writer)
 1987 Kin of the Castle (TV Movie)
  No 73 (TV Series) (41 episodes, 1982 - 1985) (additional dialogue - 12 episodes, 1982 - 1983)
- Ding-Dong (1985) ... (segment "The Three Musketeers")
- Fickle Fete (1985) ... (segment "The Three Musketeers")
- Ping-Pong (1985) ... (segment "The Three Musketeers")
- Marie Celeste (1985) ... (segment "The Three Musketeers")
- Alfresco (1985) ... (segment "The Three Musketeers")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

On BBC Radio 4, she has contributed to shows like "Breakaway" (a holiday programme), "The News Quiz", "Excess Baggage" (a holiday programme), "Just a Minute", "Home Truths", etc. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ethel Davis | Tina McBuig | Sandy Toksvig | Toksvig

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like Alexander Graham Bell because, having invented the phone, he realised how annoying it was and refused to have one in his study. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Broadcasting. She is a comedienne, presenter, and author in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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