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Bill Oddie

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Birthday
7, 1941
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
England

About

British comedian, author, artist, musician, and actor best known for his role on The Goodies. He has also produced several wildlife shows for the BBC including Springwatch/Autumnwatch, How to Watch Wildlife, Wild In Your Garden, and Birding with Bill Oddie.

Before Fame

He attended Pembroke College, where he studied English Literature. His first television appearance was in Bernard Braden's On The Braden Beat in 1964 and he soon became a performer in the BBC radio series I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again.

Trivia

He absolutely loves to bird-watch and is known as an ornithologist.

Family Life

He divorced Jean Hart, whom he had two children with, and married Laura Beaumont, who he has a daughter named Rosie with, in 1983. His mother had schizophrenia.

Associated With

He appeared in a comedy show hosted by Eric Sykes.