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Val Doonican (1927–2015)

Val Doonican was born on February 3, 1927 in Waterford, Co. Waterford, Republic of Ireland as Michael Valentine Doonican. He was a writer and actor, known for Ring of Bright Water (1969), The Val Doonican Show (1970) and Christmas Eve with Val Doonican (1986). He was married to Lynette Rae. He died on July 1, 2015 in Knotty Green, Buckinghamshire,... See full bio »

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(1969)
(1970-1975)
(1975-1986)

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 1986 Christmas Eve with Val Doonican (TV Special) (written by)
  The Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series) (special material - 63 episodes, 1977 - 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1975)
- Episode #7.8 (1983) ... (special material)
- Episode #7.7 (1983) ... (special material)
- Episode #7.6 (1983) ... (special material)
- Episode #7.5 (1983) ... (special material)
- Episode #7.4 (1983) ... (special material)
 1972 Saturday Variety (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 May 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1972) ... (writer)
 1972 The Val Doonican Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1970 The Val Doonican Show (TV Series) (special material - 63 episodes)
- Episode #5.10 (1970) ... (special material)
- Episode #5.9 (1970) ... (special material)
- Episode #5.8 (1970) ... (special material)
- Episode #5.7 (1970) ... (special material)
- Episode #5.6 (1970) ... (special material)
 1969 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (continuity script - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1969 (1969) ... (continuity script)
 1968-1969 BBC Show of the Week (TV Series) (special material - 2 episodes)
- The Val Doonican Show 2 (1969) ... (special material)
- The Val Doonican Show 1 (1968) ... (special material)
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Show Show Self (56 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

In 1951, he was invited to join a group called the Four Ramblers. The band toured England, where he met his future wife, cabaret star Lynnette Rae. See more »

Trademark:

Sitting on a rocking chair and wearing colourful cardigans

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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