Sid Waddell

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Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 11, 2012 (72)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 11, 2012 (72)

About

English sportscaster remembered for being perhaps the most famous darts announcer of all time. His illustrious career in darts announcing lasted from the the mid-70's up until shortly before his death in 2012.

Before Fame

He graduated with a degree in Modern History from St John's College, Cambridge.

Trivia

He was nominated for a Writers' Guild of Great Britain award for Best Screenwriter for his work on the series Sloggers.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife, Irene, and five children.

Associated With

He wrote biographies of several famous darts players, including John Lowe.