Bill Oddie


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Bill Oddie was born on July 7, 1941 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as William Edgar Oddie. He is a writer and actor, known for The Goodies (1970), George and the Dragon (2004) and Doctor in the House (1969). He has been married to Laura Beaumont since 1983. They have one child. He was previously married to Jeanne M. Hart. See full bio »

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The Goodies Writer
(1970-1982)
(1969-1970)
From the Top Writer
(1985-1986)

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 1991 Doctor at the Top (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Waring Goes Private (1991) ... (written by)
- It's Alright, I Am a Doctor (1991) ... (written by)
- The Kindest Cut... (1991) ... (written by)
 1989 The Bubblegum Brigade (TV Series) (writer)
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bubblegum Brigade (1988) ... (writer)
 1988 Tickle on the Tum (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Dr. Dimple Minds the Baby (1988) ... (story by)
 1985-1986 From the Top (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... (writer)
 1981-1983 Astronauts (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1983)
- Episode #2.5 (1983)
- Episode #2.4 (1983)
- Episode #2.3 (1983)
- Episode #2.2 (1983)
  The Goodies (TV Series) (1 episode, 1976) (creator - 76 episodes, 1970 - 1982) (written by - 55 episodes, 1970 - 1982) (writer - 8 episodes, 1971 - 1980)
- Animals Are People Too (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Holidays (1982) ... (creator)
- Change of Life (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Big Foot (1982) ... (creator)
- Football Crazy (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1979 The Twenty-First Century Show (TV Movie)
 1976 Pleasure at Her Majesty's (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (1973) ... (written by)
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (script: The Goodies - 1 episode)
- Christmas Night with the Stars 1972 (1972) ... (script: The Goodies)
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- The Big Match (1972) ... (written by)
- The Taming of the Wolf (1972) ... (written by)
- On the Brink (1972) ... (written by)
- The Long, Long Night (1972) ... (written by)
- Honeymoon Special (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Engelbert with the Young Generation (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.12 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.10 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
- Episode #1.9 (1972) ... (written by - "The Goodies" segment)
  Doctor at Large (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1971) (by - 3 episodes, 1971)
- Students at Heart (1971) ... (by)
- Where There's a Will... (1971) ... (by)
- Upton Sells Out? (1971) ... (by)
- Change Your Partners (1971) ... (written by)
- Congratulations- It's a Toad! (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flo and Monty and Henry... and Henry (1970) ... (writer)
 1969-1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series) (written by - 22 episodes)
- Finals (1970) ... (written by)
- Doctor on the Box (1970) ... (written by)
- May the Best Man... (1970) ... (written by)
- A Stitch in Time (1970) ... (written by)
- Hot Off the Presses (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 It's Tommy Cooper (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1970) ... (additional material)
 1968-1969 Broaden Your Mind (TV Series) (additional material - 10 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.6 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.5 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... (additional material)
- Episode #2.3 (1969) ... (additional material)
  Hark at Barker (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (writer - 6 episodes, 1969)
- Rustless and Foreigners (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless and Murder (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless and a Banquet (1969) ... (writer)
- Rustless in Pigtails (1969) ... (writer)
  Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1968) (special material - 1 episode, 1968)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (special material)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Horne A'Plenty (TV Series) (writer)
 1967 Twice a Fortnight (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Or Now or Never (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 At Last the 1948 Show (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... (additional material)
 1964 A Degree of Frost (TV Special) (special material by)
 1963 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (voice-over) for B & Q Sale (2006) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Goodies | Bill Oddie O.B.E

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Spouse:

Laura Beaumont  (1 child) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Operation Yewtree] Something doesn't quite ring right. You see the police, or somebody, working their way through these people from 40, 50 years ago. A fuck of a long time, isn't it? What's been going on since? I just don't understand it. What made those women, or youngsters when they were growing up, suddenly go to the police? Or did they? Did the police suddenly decide from some unclosed ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to wildlife conservation. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive jovial and husky voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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