Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan
1938 - 2016
Terry Wogan  Irish TV Personality

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Terry Wogan was previously married to Helen Joyce (1965 - 2016).


Irish TV Personality Terry Wogan was born Michael Terence Wogan on 3rd August, 1938 in Limerick, Ireland and passed away on 31st Jan 2016 Buckinghamshire, England, UK aged 77. He is most remembered for 'Wake Up to Wogan' on BBC Radio 2 & BBC 1 TV gameshow 'Blankety Blank'. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Terry Wogan is a member of the following lists: Former Roman Catholics, Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire and 1938 births.


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First Name Michael
Middle Name Terence
Last Name Wogan
Full Name at Birth Michael Terence Wogan
Alternative Name Sir Michael Terence Wogan, Togmeister, Sir Terry, Sir-Michael-Terence"Terry"Wogan-KBE-DL, Sir Terry Wogan
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd August, 1938
Birthplace Limerick, Ireland
Died 31st January, 2016
Place of Death Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Used middle name as first name..., Famous (and mocked) for wearing a hair piece througout career..., Gentle Irish accent..., He attended a Jesuit College in Ireland..., Equally known as a BBC Radio DJ and BBC TV presenter..., One hit wonder with the song, Golf fan - regularly played golf with Michael Parkinson (another chat show host)..., Has been a commentator for the United Kingdom in coverage of The Eurovision Song contest since the 70s and is well-known for his sarcastic language...., Retired from commentating on The Eurovision Song contest when the voting became too political..., On January 31, as news of Wogan’s death spread, Helen [Joyce, his wife of 40 years] released a brief statement saying that she was “awfully, awfully sad but relieved his suffering was over"..., The broadcaster’s close friend Fr. Brian D’Arcy said Helen was the ‘centre of [Wogan’s] life’..., The loss of Wogan’s first child (daughter Vanessa, born in 1966 with heart problems) contributed greatly to the loss of his Catholic faith..., Close friend Fr. Brian D’Arcy: "Lady Helen was the love of his life. If you go into Terry Wogan’s house you won’t see a picture of any star – you’ll see pictures of his children and grandchildren festooned around the walls"..., Close friend Fr. Brian D’Arcy: "He was filled with love, he was filled with charity, he helped so may people in a quiet way", Wogan’s suffering from cancer had been very bad in the days before his death. Fr. D’Arcy: “He was quite ill at that stage and I knew it wasn’t long. We prepared for the worst, and thank God Terry got out of his suffering"..., BBC: "Sir Terry Wogan has broadcast his final Radio 2 breakfast show, after 27 years - first on The Terry Wogan Show between 1972 and 1984, then on Wake Up To Wogan, which began in 1993"..., On his last day on radio [then] Prime Minister Gordon Brown sent him a message: "Terry, five decades at the very top of British broadcasting is a towering, indeed an unparalleled achievement. I wanted to let you know how very dearly you'll be missed"..., Francophile with a house in Gascony, south-west France...
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
Occupation Text TV Presenter, Radio DJ
Occupation TV Personality
Claim to Fame 'Wake Up to Wogan' on BBC Radio 2 & BBC 1 TV gameshow 'Blankety Blank'
Music Genre (Text) Radio DJ, TV Chat show presenting, TV Game show host, One hit wonder, Author
Year(s) Active 1956–2015, 1956–2016
Record Label Raidió Teilifís Éireann, BBC Radio 2, BBC 1 TV
Official Websites http://www.terrywogan.com, http://terrywogan.com
Pets Helen Joyce (m.25 April 1965 - 31 Jan 2016) (his death) (3 children), Fr. Brian D’Arcy
(close friend), Jimmy Young
(DJ colleague)
Favorite Bands Bros
Favorite Songs The Bluebells, 'Young At Heart', Katie Melua, 'Closest Thing To Crazy', Abba, 'Waterloo'
Favorite Foods Duck In A Bordelaise Sauce, Roast Potatoes, Turkey, Pork Pie, Tea, Champagne

Sir Michael Terence Wogan KBE DL (; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016) was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career. Between 1993 and his semi retirement in December 2009, his BBC Radio 2 weekday breakfast programme Wake Up to Wogan regularly drew an estimated eight million listeners. He was believed to be the most listened-to radio broadcaster in Europe.

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Terry Wogan77 LeoTV Personality
Helen Joyce-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
VanessaFemale196656 years oldHelen Joyce
AlanMale196755 years oldHelen Joyce
MarkMale197052 years oldHelen Joyce
KatherineFemale197250 years oldHelen Joyce


Talent Show2013Announcer (voice)Short Film
Moone Boy2012YBFTLLABFE! HostTV Show
Ashes to Ashes2008Terry WoganTV Show
Being Human2008Sir Terry WoganTV Show
Not Going Out2006Terry WoganTV Show
Anna Spud2003NarratorShort Film
Balamory2002TV Show
Bob Martin2000Terry WoganTV Show
The Vicar of Dibley1994Terry WoganTV Show
Stoppit and Tidyup1988NarratorTV Show
Screen One1985Terry WoganTV Show
The Kenny Everett Television Show1981TV Show
Children in Need1980Sir Jedi Terry Wogan - Star Wars SketchTV Show
The Kenny Everett Video Show1978Construction WorkerTV Show
The Little and Large Show1978TV Show
Arena1975Listeners' CommentsTV Show
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?1973Radio DJTV Show
Sykes1972Radio PresenterTV Show
Bless This House1971Radio PresenterTV Show
Doomwatch1970Radio DJTV Show
The Goodies1970Terry WoganTV Show
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