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Born
Birth NameAlastair James Stewart

Mini Bio (1)

Alastair Stewart was born on June 22, 1952 as Alastair James Stewart. He is an actor, known for Bad Girls (1999), Emmerdale (1972) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He has been married to Sally Ann Jung since April 8, 1978. They have four children.

Spouse (1)

Sally Ann Jung (8 April 1978 - present) ( 4 children)

Trivia (10)

Stewart rejoined ITN part-time to become the Overnight Voice of the ITV News Channel, alongside Angela Rippon, in 2003, to cover the Iraq War. He rejoined ITN full-time in 2004 when London News Network - LNN - got axed by ITV in favour of ITN. Nowadays, he fronts a weekday news show "Live with Alastair Stewart", on the 24 hour ITV News Channel.
In 1998, he was the 'victim' of the smash hit This Is Your Life (1955) programme.
He joined ITN in 1980, after four years as a newsreader and reporter for ITV's Southern Television [now defunct].
Is one of an elite group who has presented all of ITN's bulletins - except for Five News (1998) - and during his time at ITN, he has become a household name over the past 20 years.
Stewart quit ITN in 1992, after Trevor McDonald replaced Alastair Burnet as main ITV News at Ten (1967) anchor, and after dual presentation was stopped by ITN. In the running was Stewart, McDonald, and Julia Somerville. He joined London News Network - the successor to 'Thames News' - as male anchor for ITV News London (1993) from 1993 to 2009, where he then switched to presenting 'ITV News at 6:30'.
He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to broadcasting and charity.
During Coronation Street (1960)'s 50th anniversary in December 2010, Stewart featured on ITV News (1999) 'bulletins' depicting the tram disaster throughout that week.
Has a Scottish father and an English mother.
Uncle of actor Nick Hendrix.
Bramdean, Hampshire, England [August 2008]

Personal Quotes (1)

[2019] I hope you have a Properous New Year!

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