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Chris Tarrant

75 Years
Full Name
Christopher Goose Tarrant
Oct 10, 1946
TV Broadcaster
Reading, Berkshire, England

Chris Tarrant Biography

An English radio and television broadcaster, Chris Tarrant presented the ITV children's television show "Tiswas" from 1974 to 1981, and the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" from 1998 to 2014 from where he received mainstream recognition as the original host of the popular UK game show. His career began in 1964, when he was hired by the since-dissolved television network ATV. Tarrant worked as a schoolteacher and also briefly as a film director for the Central Office of Information before joining ATV as a newsreader on "ATV Today". He represented the school at hockey and cricket and gained A, B, and D grades at A-level in English, history, and ancient history. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Television Awards in 2000 as well as was a Capital Radio host from 1984 to 2004. As well, he received an OBE in 2004 for his charity work, in particular his campaigning on behalf of disadvantaged children.

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