Chris Packham

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Birthday
4, 1961
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
England

About

English television presenter, naturalist and photographer most famous for having hosted the award-winning children's series The Really Wild Show in the 80's. He received the Dilys Breese Medal for his contributions to ornithological science and was made an honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Southampton.

Before Fame

He attended Taunton's College before receiving a degree in Zoology from the University of Southampton. He later dropped out of his PhD program to become a wildlife cameraman.

Trivia

He began suffering from the inner-ear condition known as Meniere's disease at age 37.

Family Life

He has been in a long-term relationship with a zookeeper named Charlotte. His sister is noted fashion designer Jenny Peckham.

Associated With

He and Frank Chapman are two well-known ornithologists.