Denis Norden

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Denis Norden, CBE
Born Denis Mostyn Norden
6 February 1922 (1922-02-06) (age 93)[1]
Hackney, London, England, UK
Occupation writer, television presenter (retired)
Years active c. 1939–2006
Spouse Avril Rosen (1943–; 2 children)

Denis Mostyn Norden, CBE (born 6 February 1922) is a retired English comedy writer and television presenter. He was known for presenting the radio programme My Word!.[2]

He also presented My Music.Looks Familiar and blooper shows It'll Be Alright on the Night and Laughter File. He retired in 2006.[3]

Norden was born in Mare Street, Hackney, London on 6 February 1922. He studied at City of London School. Norden married Avril Rosen in 1943. They have two children.

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  1. Gerald Jacobs (3 October 2008), Interview: Denis Norden, The Jewish Chronicle online, http://www.thejc.com/arts/arts-interviews/interview-denis-norden, retrieved 15 April 2013.
  2. Kit Hesketh Harvey (8 November 2008), If in doubt, say 'Cockfosters', The Guardian, http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/nov/08/denis-norden-barfe-review, retrieved 15 April 2013.
  3. Liz Thomas (21 April 2006), Norden calls it a night after 30 years at ITV, The Stage, http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2006/04/norden-calls-it-a-night-after-30-years-at-itv/, retrieved 15 April 2013.

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