Jill Dando

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Birthday
9, 1961
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 26, 1999 (37)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1961
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 26, 1999 (37)

About

Late English journalist and television host who was shot and killed outside her home in April 1999. She was the host of the BBC show Crimewatch and was named BBC Personality of the Year in 1997.

Before Fame

She was head girl at Broadoak Sixth Form Centre and acted in plays at the Barnfield Theatre.

Trivia

The Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science was founded in her honor two years to the day after her murder.

Family Life

She was engaged to obstetrician and gynecologist Alan Farthing at the time of her death.

Associated With

Following her death, she was replaced as the host of Crimewatch by Fiona Bruce.

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