David Dimbleby

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David Dimbleby was born on October 28, 1938 in London, England, UK. He is a writer and actor, known for The Goodies (1970), A Picture of Britain (2005) and Panorama (1953). He has been married to Belinda Giles since 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Josceline Dimbleby. See full bio »

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Known For

The Goodies David Dimbumblum
Panorama Writer


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  Panorama (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 1980) (written by - 2 episodes, 2018 - 2019)
- Putin's Russia with David Dimbleby (2018) ... (written by)
- Walking on Coals (1980)
 2013 Britain and the Sea (TV Mini Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 2010 Seven Ages of Britain (TV Series documentary) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Age of Ambition (2010) ... (written by)
- Age of Empire (2010) ... (written by)
- Age of Money (2010) ... (written by)
- Age of Revolution (2010) ... (written by)
- Age of Power (2010) ... (written by)
 2007 How We Built Britain (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The East: A New Dawn (2007) ... (writer)
 2005 A Picture of Britain (TV Mini Series documentary) (written by - 2005)
 1988 An Ocean Apart (TV Mini Series documentary) (writer)
 1971-1972 Twenty-Four Hours (TV Series) (narrative script - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.695 (1972) ... (narrative script)
- Episode dated 16 December 1971 (1971) ... (narrative script)
 1971 Yesterday's Men (TV Movie documentary) (idea - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (108 credits)
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5' 11" (1.8 m)


Belinda Giles  (1 child) | See more »

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If Hilary Clinton were a Man, would she have won? See more »


At the age of 75, while filming an item about sailors' tattoos for his programme Britain and the Sea (2013), he decided to have his very first tattoo - of a scorpion, his birth sign. However his scorpion has only six legs instead of the more normal eight. See more »

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