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Des O'Connor
CBE
Born
Desmond Bernard O'Connor

(1932-01-12)12 January 1932
Stepney, London, England
Died 14 November 2020(2020-11-14) (aged 88)
Occupation Broadcaster, musician, comedian
Years active 1954–2020
Television The Des O'Connor Show (1963–1973)
Des O'Connor Entertains (1974–1976)
Des O'Connor Tonight (1977–2002)
Take Your Pick (1992–1999)
Today with Des and Mel (2002–2006)
Countdown (2007–2008)
Spouse(s)
Phyllis Gill
(m. 1953; div. 1959)

Gillian Vaughan
(m. 1960; div. 1982)

Jay Rufer
(m. 1985; div. 1990)

Jodie Brooke Wilson (m. 2007)
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Desmond "Des" Bernard O'Connor (12 January 1932 – 14 November 2020) was an English television presenter and singer. He was born in Stepney, London. O'Connor presented the long running game show Countdown on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, from January 2007 to December 2008.

O'Connor died on 14 November 2020 from problems caused by a fall, aged 88.

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