Bert Newton

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Newton in 2013

Albert Watson Newton AM MBE[1] (23 July 1938 – 30 October 2021) was an Australian media personality. He was a member of the Logie Hall of Fame as a four-time Gold Logie award-winning entertainer and radio, theatre and television presenter. He hosted shows such as In Melbourne Tonight, New Faces, Good Morning Australia, 20 to 1 and Bert's Family Feud.

Newton was born in Fitzroy, Victoria. He was married to Patti Newton (née McGrath). The couple had two children, actor Matthew and TV personality Lauren.

Newton died on 30 October 2021, aged 83.[2]

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  1. "Bert Newton AM MBE". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  2. Australian TV icon Bert Newton has died after a long health battle

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