Former darts commentator for the BBC network who later became the co-host and announcer for the television darts quiz show Bullseye.
He was a dart player himself for Lancashire before becoming the voice of the annual World Professional Darts Championship.
Some of his catchphrases while announcing for Bullseye included "It's a Bullseye! And here's your host, Jiiiim Bowen..." and "Okay, take your time. Nice and easy. Nice and easy..."
He was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England.
He made a guest appearance on the short-lived series Meet Ricky Gervais.