John McCririck

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Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 5, 2019 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 5, 2019 (79)

About

British television personality and sports journalist who specialized in horse racing coverage. He won the British Press Awards twice for his campaigning journalism. 

Before Fame

He began his sports journalism career with The Sporting Life, and he later worked for Grandstand on the BBC, as well as for the ITV Sport channel.

Trivia

He appeared on numerous reality shows, including Celebrity Big Brother, Celebrity Poker Club, and Hell's Kitchen, and he came under fire for his rude and often misogynistic behavior.

Family Life

He married Jennifer Barnes in 1970. The couple participated in a 2006 episode of the reality series, Wife Swap. He died from lung cancer.

Associated With

He and actor James Fox attended the Harrow School in London during the same period.

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