Alan Whicker

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Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Jul 12, 2013 (91)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Jul 12, 2013 (91)

About

Prolific former journalist whose career spanned over six decades. He was perhaps best known for hosting his own show, Whicker's World, for many years.

Before Fame

After graduating from high school, he joined the British Army and worked in their Film and Photo Unit based out of Italy during the 1940s.

Trivia

He was once selected as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, the third highest honor that can be bestowed upon a civilian.

Family Life

He was with second wife Valerie Kleeman until his death in 2013.

Associated With

Both he and director Sam Mendes were named Commanders of the Order of the British Empire.