David Dickinson

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Birthday
16, 1941
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
England

About

Best known for his work on such ITV and BBC programs as Dickinson's Real Deal and Bargain Hunt, this antiques expert also hosted a short-lived talk show called The David Dickinson Show.

Before Fame

He worked in the textile and airplane parts industries before devoting his life to the selling of antiques.

Trivia

In his late teens and early twenties, he served three years in prison on charges of fraud.

Family Life

Born to a biological mother of Armenian heritage, he was adopted as a child by an English family. His marriage to nightclub performer Lorne Lesley resulted in two children.

Associated With

In 2004, he was replaced as the host of Bargain Hunt by fellow antiques expert Tim Wonnacott.