Bamber Gascoigne

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Birthday
24, 1935
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
England

About

A scholar, author, and the TV presenter of the quiz show University Challenge.

Before Fame

He studied English literature at Magdalene College in Cambridge, and later attended Yale.

Trivia

He became known for catchphrases on University Challenge such as "Your starter for ten," and "Fingers on the buzzer."

Family Life

He and his wife, Christina, enjoy boating together.

Associated With

Comedian Billy Connolly once poked fun at Gascoigne's odd name in his song Talkin' Blues (What's in a Name).