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Bill Oddie
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Born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Born on 7th of July 1941

Born 1941 - Actor, comedy writer and television presenter.

Studied English Literature at Pembroke College, Cambridge University. Was a member of Cambridge University Footlights. First television appearance was on The Braden Beat in 1964. Performed in the cult radio series I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again. Co-wrote and appeared in the television comedy series The Goodies. Has hosted a number of nature programmes including Birding with Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie goes Wild and Bill Oddie’s Top Ten Birds.

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