English comedian known for hosting Sunday Night at the Palladium in the early 1960's and various quiz and live shows, such as Live From Her Majesty's and Winner Takes All.
He attended Dovedale Primary School in Liverpool, England.
He was classmates with the late John Lennon.
He married Pauline Tarbuck and the couple's daughter, Liza, became a TV show host.
In favor of her conservative policies, he once baked Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher a cake on her 60th birthday party.