Andrews, Eamonn

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Name
Andrews, Eamonn Gender: M
born on 19 December 1922 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Dublin, Ireland, 53n20, 6w15
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 26°39' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 07°07 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 17°29'



Biography

Irish TV actor who is best known for the series "This Is Your Life" and "What's My Line." Andrews was a former All-Ireland Amateur Junior Middleweight Champion boxer before moving into Radio Eireann in 1939. He worked as a sports commentator for BBC radio in 1950, heard every Saturday for 12 years. The transition into television was successful with "What's My Line" starting in 1951, making Andrews a household name. From July 1955, he was at the helm of "This Is Your Life" until 1964 and again 1969-1987.

Deeply religious, modest and easily embarrassed, awkward and self-effacing, Andrews was voted Top Television Personality of the Year four times. He died of heart disease 11/05/1987 in London.

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Events

  • Death by Disease 5 November 1987 at 12:00 noon in London, England (Heart disease, age 64)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : New Career 1939 (Sports broadcaster for the BBC, 12 years)
  • Work : New Job 1951 (TV host of "What's My Line")
  • Work : New Job 1955 (Host of "This Is Your Life")

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Astrological Association from him, given in British Entertainers, Flare Publications 1997

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Two series)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Sports broadcaster)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Top TV Personality X4)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Entertainment industry 52 years)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Heart disease, terminal)
  • Traits : Personality : Shy (Modest, self-effacing)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Deeply religious)

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