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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameMichael Terence Aspel

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Aspel was born on January 12, 1933 in London, England as Michael Terence Aspel. He is an actor and writer, known for The War Game (1965), Doomwatch (1970) and Hancock (1961). He was previously married to Elizabeth Power, Ann Reed and Dian Sessions.

Spouse (3)

Elizabeth Power (23 July 1977 - 1994) ( separated) ( 2 children)
Ann Reed (1962 - 1967) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
Dian Sessions (1957 - 1961) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (5)

He became President of the charity Ability UK in 1984.
He is a father of six children.
He succeeded Eamonn Andrews as the presenter of This Is Your Life (1955) in 1988.
He served as a paratrooper in the British Army during his National Service days.
Despite consistently high ratings, he became disillusioned with his chat show Aspel & Company (1984). After his producers forced him to interview Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone despite the fact that they would only talk about Planet Hollywood, he decided he had had enough.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on Fiona Bruce, who succeeded him as presenter of Antiques Roadshow (1979)] People say she is too sexy for the show, and knows nothing about antiques. They said the same thing about me.

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