Jimmy Savile

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Birthday
31, 1926
Birthplace
Leeds, England
Death Date
Oct 29, 2011 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1926
Birthplace
Leeds, England
Death Date
Oct 29, 2011 (84)

About

Radio DJ who gained fame for his eccentric and flamboyant television personality as the host of BBC's Jim'll Fix It. In 1971, he was awarded the OBE for his charity work.

Before Fame

He worked in the British coal mines during World War II and later became a DJ and a manager of dance halls.

Trivia

Madame Tussauds London created a wax model of him in 1986. They melted it down in October 2012 after over 450 allegations arose accusing him of being a predatory sex offender.

Family Life

His parents, Vincent Joseph Marie Savile and Agnes Monica Savile, raised him as a Roman Catholic along with his six older siblings.

Associated With

He appeared on the fourth season of Celebrity Big Brother with Dennis Rodman in 2006.