Richard Whiteley

About Richard Whiteley

Birth Day: December 28, 1943
Birth Place: England

Richard Whiteley

Richard Whiteley was born on December 28, 1943 in England. A television journalist and presenter who is most known for hosting the popular TV game show Countdown.
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As per our current Database, Richard Whiteley has been died on Jun 26, 2004 (age 60).

🎂 Richard Whiteley - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Richard Whiteley die, Richard Whiteley was 60 years old.

Popular As Richard Whiteley
Occupation Game Show Host
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 28, 1943 (England)
Birthday December 28
Town/City England
Nationality England

🌙 Zodiac

Richard Whiteley’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Richard Whiteley was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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A television Journalist and presenter who is most known for hosting the popular TV game show Countdown.

Before Fame

He was raised in Baildon, England and in his younger earlier years he took on a job as a trainee at ITN, before transitioning over to Yorkshire Television in 1968.


He was nicknamed "Twice Nightly Whiteley," due to the fact that he presented Countdown and the Calendar news program on the same night.

Family Life

He married Kathryn Apanowicz in 1994 and the two have a son named James who was born in 1987.

Associated With

He was born in Bradford, England, the same place where actor Peter Firth was born.

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