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Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian

Edward Leeson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2215 words.

Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian, was born on 25 September 1929 at 70 Garfield Street, Bedford, the only son and second of the three children of...

Bucknell, Robert Barraby [Barry] (1912–2003), television presenter

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Television. 958 words.

Bucknell, Robert Barraby [Barry] (1912–2003), television presenter, was born at 61 King Henry's Road, Hampstead, London, on 26 January 1912, the elder son and eldest of four children of...

Bukht, (Mirza) Michael John [pseud. Michael Barry] (1941–2011), broadcasting executive, television presenter, and cookery writer

Michael Leapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 993 words.

Bukht, (Mirza) Michael John [pseud. Michael Barry] (1941–2011), broadcasting executive, television presenter, and cookery writer, was born on 10 September 1941 at Ynysarwed Farm, Resolven,...

Floyd, Keith (1943–2009), restaurateur, food writer, and broadcaster

Paul Levy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Television. 1061 words.

Floyd, Keith (1943–2009), restaurateur, food writer, and broadcaster, was born at Folly Farm, Sulhamstead, Berkshire, on 28 December 1943, the younger child and only son of Sydney Albert...

Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician

Stuart Mole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Television; Radio; UK Politics. 2083 words.

Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician, was born Clemens Raphael Freud in Berlin on 24 April 1924, the third and youngest son of Ernst...

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster

James Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1190 words.

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 March 1898 at 11 Radnor Place, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the only child of Edward Williams Lewis,...

Orton, Peter Charles (1943–2007), television executive and businessman

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Business and Management. 906 words.

Orton, Peter Charles (1943–2007), television executive and businessman, was born at Collyers Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, on 17 June 1943, one of four sons of Herbert Charles Orton...

Patten [née Brown], (Hilda Elsie) Marguerite (1915–2015), cookery writer and broadcaster

Paul Levy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Television. 1952 words.

Patten [née Brown], (Hilda Elsie) Marguerite (1915–2015), cookery writer and broadcaster, was born at 32 Ringwood Road, Bath, on 4 November 1915, the eldest of three children of Wallace...

Reece, Sir (James) Gordon (1929–2001), television producer and public relations consultant

Michael Cockerell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing; Television; Business and Management. 2443 words.

Reece, Sir (James) Gordon (1929–2001), television producer and public relations consultant, was born on 28 September 1929 at Vinton Nursing Home, 14 Heath Park Road, Romford, Essex, the son...

Robins [née Godfrey], Joan Rafferty (1908–1994), industrial administrator and television broadcaster

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1091 words.

Robins [née Godfrey], Joan Rafferty (1908–1994), industrial administrator and television broadcaster, was born on 23 November 1908 at 12 Park Mansions, Battersea, London, the middle child...

Schirra, Wally

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Television. 1217 words.

Schirra, Wally (12 Mar. 1923–3 May 2007), astronaut, aeronautical engineer, and television commentator, was born Walter Marty Schirra, Jr. in Hackensack, New Jersey to army aviator and...

Tennant, Sir Iain Mark (1919–2006), television executive and businessman

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Business and Management. 1190 words.

Tennant, Sir Iain Mark (1919–2006), television executive and businessman, was born on 11 March 1919 at Hyndford House, North Berwick, Haddingtonshire, the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel...

Wright, Clarissa Dickson (1947–2014), cook and television presenter

Paul Levy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2857 words.

Wright, Clarissa Dickson (1947–2014), cook and television presenter, was born on 24 June 1947 at the London Clinic, 20 Devonshire Place, London, the youngest of four children (three...

Young, Stuart (1934–1986), accountant and broadcasting executive

Rees-Mogg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; Television; Radio. 991 words.

Young, Stuart (1934–1986), accountant and broadcasting executive, was born on 23 April 1934 at home in Stamford Hill, London, the younger child and younger son of Joseph Young, who was in...