Aspel, Michael

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Aspel, Michael Gender: M
born on 12 January 1933 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Battersea, England, 51n28, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°31' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°04 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 26°57'


British entertainer of radio and TV who is best known for being Mr. Smoothie, relaxed and charming. He began his career for BBC radio in 1954-57, moving into TV announcing, 1957-60 and news anchor 1960-68. Aspel replaced Eamonn Andrews on "This Is Your Life" 1979-1983, followed by "Aspel and Company" and "Strange..But True?"

With turbulent times in his private life, Aspel survived heavy financial losses from investments in 1971 and again in June 1988. In November 1986 his son was diagnosed with cancer and he flew to Australia in January 1989 to see his son for the last time. Aspel separated from his third wife, actress Lizzie Power in May 1995.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1954 (Began for BBC radio, three years)
  • Work : New Job 1957 (TV announcing, three years)
  • Work : Gain social status 1960 (TV news anchor)
  • Work : New Job 1979 (Host of "This Is Your Life")
  • Financial : Lose significant money 1971 (Loss from investments)
  • Financial : Lose significant money June 1988 (Loss from investments)
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  • Social : Begin Travel January 1989 (Flew to Australia to be with son)
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  • Family trauma November 1986 (Son diagnosed with cancer)
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  • Relationship : End significant relationship May 1995 (Separated from third wife Lizzie Power)
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Source Notes

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


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids -Traumatic event (Son died of cancer)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (BBC radio program)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (News anchor)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (TV series)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Loss - Financial crisis (Investments gone bad)
  • Traits : Personality : Gracious/ sociable (Charming, relaxed)