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Nicholas Parsons

1923-10-10 Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, UK

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Christopher Nicholas Parsons (10 October 1923 – 28 January 2020) was an English actor, straight man and radio and television presenter. He was the long-running presenter of the comedy radio show Just a Minute and hosted the game show Sale of the Century during the 1970s and early 1980s. Parsons was born and grew up in Grantham, Lincolnshire, and was educated at St Paul's School, London. He became a full-time actor following the Second World War and began appearing in various theatre, film and television roles, including support to Arthur Haynes. He began presenting Just a Minute in 1967 and never missed a show until 2018. In addition to his well-known roles on this and Sale of the Century, he appeared as a guest on other television shows, including Doctor Who and Have I Got News for You. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


The Incredible Story of Marie Antoinette's Watch with Nicholas Parsons Himself - Presenter 2016-10-06
Brains of Britain (or How Quizzing Became Cool) Self 2016-11-30
Filmed in Supermarionation Self 2014-10-11
Frost on Sketch Shows Self 2013-03-13
Nema aviona za Zagreb English cuckold 2012-11-20
13 Hours That Saved Britain Eyewitnesses 2011-04-20
The Unforgettable Norman Wisdom Himself - Friend 2011-11-08
Lady Godiva 2008-01-25
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Himself 2006-03-16
Another Audience With Ken Dodd 2002-02-09
Wendy Richard: A Life on the Box 2001-06-12
Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric Reverend Wainwright 1989-11-15
Mr Jolly Lives Next Door Himself 1988-03-05
Spy Story 1976-01-01
The Best Of Benny Hill 1974-05-23
Danger Point 1971-01-02
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River Dudley Heath 1968-07-12
The Wrong Box Alan Frazer Scrope 1966-06-19
The Ghost Goes Gear 1966-09-01
Every Day's a Holiday Julian Goddard 1965-07-14
Murder Ahoy Dr. Crump 1964-09-22
Doctor in Love Dr. Hinxman 1960-07-12
Too Many Crooks Tommy 1959-03-08
Carlton-Browne of the F.O. Rodgers 1959-03-10
Upstairs and Downstairs Brian 1959-11-02
Happy Is the Bride John Royd 1958-03-04
Brothers in Law Charles Poole 1957-03-04
Eyewitness House Surgeon 1956-08-14
The Long Arm Police Constable Bates 1956-06-01
Simon and Laura TV Producer 1955-11-02
An Alligator Named Daisy News Interviewer (uncredited) 1955-12-13
To Dorothy, a Son Passport Official 1954-10-31
The Master of Bankdam Edgar Hoylehouse 1947-08-20