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Encyclopedia > Bradley Walsh
Bradley Walsh

Born June 4, 1960 (1960-06-04) (age 46)
Watford,Hertfordshire
Notable roles Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street


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Early life

Walsh was born in Watford, Hertfordshire on 4 June, 1960. He attended Francis Combe, a comprehensive school in Garston,Hertfordshire . Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ...


Football

In the early 1980s, Walsh played professional football for Brentford F.C., although he failed to make the first team. An injury finished his career in the game. Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Brentford Football Club are an English football club based in the London suburb of Brentford. ...


Television

He first came to prominence on television in 1994 as a presenter of the National Lottery before going on to host the British version of Wheel of Fortune in 1997. In 1998 he presented another ITV1 game show, Win, Lose or Draw before turning his attention to acting. A play here! sign outside a newsagent, incorporating the National Lotterys logo of a stylised hand with crossed fingers. ... Wheel of Fortune was a British gameshow which ran from 1988 to 2001, produced by SMG Productions (Scottish Television) for the ITV network. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... Win, Lose or Draw was an American television game show that aired from September 1, 1987 to September 7, 1989 on NBC and in syndication from 1987 to 1990. ...


Walsh was in the cast of short lived British soap opera Night and Day in 2002. For Philippine soap opera, see Teleserye. ... Night and Day was a British soap opera which ran from 2001 to 2003. ...


He appeared as Burglar Bill at the Children's Party at the Palace in 2006. Burglar Bill was written in 1888 by F Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie) as a recitation. ...


Walsh recently took part in Northern Rocks All Star Golf Tournament on ITV, which his team, Team Europe, won. Walsh said that he has been playing golf since he was 20.


On 9 September 2006, he hosted the 50 Greatest Stars Polls September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Coronation Street

In 2004, he began playing the role of factory boss, Danny Baldwin, in the Granada TV soap opera, Coronation Street, for which he is now best known. Danny was originally going to be called Vic, but Walsh asked for the name to be changed to Danny after his late father. People had previously called him Young Danny, so he thought it wouldn't be so bad when people called him by his character's name. Danny Baldwin, played by Bradley Walsh, is a fictional character on Coronation Street. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Coronation Street is Britains longest-running television soap opera, first broadcast on Friday December 9, 1960, in the Granada region of ITV. The programme is consistently the highest-rated programme on British television. ...


He won the 'Best Dramatic Performance' award at the British Soap Awards in May 2006 for his role. He was written out of the serial at his own request at the end of that year, however he was not killed off and is expected to return in late 2007. The British Soap Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honour the best of British soap operas. ...


Film

He starred in the 2001 film Mike Bassett: England Manager. Mike Basset:England Manager Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) is a satirical comedy, following the fortunes of the manager of Division One football club Norwich City F.C., Mike Bassett, who having led his side to the Mr Clutch Cup, is appointed England manager. ...


He also appeared in Lock, Stock.... Lock, Stock. ...


Personal life

Walsh has a daughter Hayley (born 1982), from a previous relationship. He married choreographer Donna in 1997, and they have a son Barney born 1998. The family live in Essex. Essex is a county in the East of England. ...


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Preceded by
Nicky Campbell
Host of Wheel of Fortune
1997
Succeeded by
John Leslie

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Bradley Walsh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
Bradley Walsh (born June 4, 1960) is a British comedian and latterly television actor.
In 2004, he began playing the role of factory boss, Danny Baldwin, in the top rated Granada TV soap opera, Coronation Street, for which he is now best known.
Danny was originally going to be called Vic, but Walsh asked for the name to be changed to Danny after his late father.
John Walsh Relations - Person Page 18 (2525 words)
     Bradley Shane Walsh was born on 26 March 1993 at Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Bradley Shane Walsh was christened in January 1994 at Alexandra Hills, Redland Shire, Queensland, Australia.
Elizabeth Rebecca Walsh was christened on 4 August 1985 at Star of the Sea Church, Cleveland, Queensland, Australia.
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