John Humphrys

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Birthday
17, 1943
Birthplace
Wales
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Wales

About

Legendary newsman who led the BBC's Nine O'Clock News for much of the 1980s.

Before Fame

After several years as a newspaper reporter, he began his career as a broadcast journalist by joining the BBC in 1966.

Trivia

He publicly railed against the dumbing down of television and the poor use of the English language.

Family Life

His two marriages, to Edna Wilding and Valerie Sanderson, produced a total of three children.

Associated With

Like American journalist Brian Williams, Humphrys had a stellar career in radio and television broadcast journalism.