|Born||Robert Wentworth John Holness
12 November 1928
Vryheid, Natal, South Africa
|Died||6 January 2012
Pinner, London, England, UK
|Residence||Pinner, London, England|
|Education||Ashford Grammar School|
|Alma mater||Maidstone College of Art|
|Occupation||Television and radio presenter|
|Home town||Ashford, Kent, England|
|Television||Take a Letter,
Raise the Roof,
Call My Bluff,
(? – 2012; his death)
Robert Wentworth John Holness (November 12, 1928 – January 6, 2012) was a British radio and television presenter who is mostly known for hosting Take a Letter, Blockbusters, Raise the Roof, and in Call My Bluff. Holness has also guest-starred in Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. He also played James Bond in a radio program called Moonraker.
Holness was married to Mary Holness until his death in 2012, they had 3 children. Holness lived in Pinner, London, England and would die there on January 6, 2012 from dementia, he was 83 years old.
References[change | change source]
- "Obituary: Bob Holness, unflappable and always dapper host of student daytime quiz favourite Blockbusters - Obituaries". Scotsman.com. 2012-01-09. http://www.scotsman.com/news/obituaries/obituary_bob_holness_unflappable_and_always_dapper_host_of_student_daytime_quiz_favourite_blockbusters_1_2044215. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
- "BBC News - Bob Holness, former Blockbusters host, dies aged 83". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-01-06. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-16443263. Retrieved 2012-06-13.