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Jim Laker (1922–1986)

Jim Laker was born on February 9, 1922 in Shipley, Yorkshire, England as James Charles Laker. He was married to Lily Laker. He died on April 23, 1986 in Putney, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Final Test Himself - England Cricketer
(1953)
Test Match Cricket Himself - Commentator
(1938)
Grandstand Himself - Commentator / Himself - Cricket Presenter / Himself - Cricket: Jubilee Test commentator
(1971-1981)
1975 Cricket World Cup Himself - Commentator
(1975)

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 1983 1983 Cricket World Cup (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Commentator
- Final: India vs West Indies (1983) ... Himself - Commentator
 1971-1981 Grandstand (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator / Himself - Cricket: Jubilee Test commentator / Himself - Cricket Presenter
- Episode dated 13 September 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Commentator
- Episode dated 6 September 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Commentator
- Episode dated 30 August 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Commentator
- Episode dated 23 August 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Commentator
- Episode dated 24 May 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Commentator
 1975 BBC TV Cricket (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator
 1975 1975 Cricket World Cup (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator
- England Vs India - Match 1 (1975) ... Himself - Commentator
 1970-1971 A Question of Sport (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.8 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... Himself
 1969 The John Player League (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator
 1957 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Himself
- Boris Karloff (1957) ... Himself
 1957 Sports Personality of the Year (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 9 January 1957 (1957) ... Himself
 1953 The Final Test
Himself - England Cricketer
 1938 Test Match Cricket (TV Series)
Himself - Commentator
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 2004 Not Cricket: The Basil d'Oliveira Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary)
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 1993 Crickets Entertainers (Video)
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 1992 Cricket: The Match Winners (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1991 Cricket: The 70's (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1991 Cricketing Legends: Richard Hadlee (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1990 Cricketing Legends: Ian Botham (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1989 25 Not Out - A Cricketing Celebration of Richie Benaud's 25 BBC Years (Video documentary)
Himself - Commentator
 1989 Cricketing Legends: Ray Illingworth (Video)
Himself - Commentator
 1986 John Arlott's Vintage Cricket (Video)
Himself - Commentator
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A distinguished Surrey and Essex cricketer who represented England in 46 test matches. In the 1956 test at Old Trafford, he took match figures of 19 wickets for 90 runs - still the best ever analysis in a test match, or, indeed, any first class match. He took 9-37 and 10-53 in each innings. He later became a successful broadcaster with BBC Television before his premature death in Putney on 23rd ... See more »

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