British television and radio host and writer known best for co-writing (with Frank Muir) a popular BBC Radio comedy show called Take It From Here. He also appeared on an ITV blooper program called It'll Be Alright on the Night.
During his World War II service in the Royal Air Force, he penned several comedy shows that were performed for soldiers.
He became a donor to the Macular Society after being affected by macular degeneration.
He married Avril Rosen in 1943; they became parents to a son and a daughter.
In 2008, Griff Rhys Jones took over Norden's role on the ITV show It'll Be Alright on the Night.