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Jimmy Savile (1926–2011)

Jimmy Savile was born on October 31, 1926 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as James Wilson Vincent Savile. He was an actor, known for When Louis Met... Jimmy (2000), Ferry Cross the Mersey (1964) and Go Go Mania (1965). He died on October 29, 2011 in Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. See full bio »

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Go Go Mania Self - Host
Young at Heart Self - Host


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 1983 Fred and the Nature Gang (TV Series)
Dr. Savile
 1949 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
Cyclist (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book: "Play It Safe!: a Guide to Preventing Children's Accidents". London: Health Education Council and the Scottish Health Education Group. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 18 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Savile O.B.E. | Jimmy Saville O.B.E. | Jimmy Savile OBE | Sir Jimmy Savile OBE | James Savile | Sir James Savile | Sir Jimmy Savile | Jimmy Saville | Sir Jimmy Saville


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Personal Quote:

I've got everything. What have I got left in life? To wake up tomorrow. Because if tomorrow is as good as today, that'll do for me. See more »


In October 2012, almost a year after his death, an ITV documentary examining claims of sexual abuse against Savile led to broad media coverage and a substantial and rapidly growing body of witness statements and sexual abuse claims, including accusations against public bodies for covering up or failure of duty. Scotland Yard launched a criminal investigation into allegations of child sex abuse by... See more »


His distinctive and frequently impersonated Yorkshire accent See more »


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