Paul Daniels

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Daniels in 2013

Newton Edward Daniels (6 April 1938 – 17 March 2016), known by his stage name Paul Daniels, was an English magician and television performer.[1]

He was known for his show The Paul Daniels Magic Show. It ran on the BBC from 1979 to 1994. He was known for his catchphrase of "You'll like this ... not a lot, but you'll like it". He also hosted three game shows on the BBC, Odd One Out from 1982 to 1985, Every Second Counts from 1986 to 1993 and Wipeout from 1994 to 1997.

He was born in South Bank, Middlesbrough. He married Jacqueline Skipworth in 1960. The couple had three sons: Gary, Paul and Martin. Daniels was married to his assistant Debbie McGee from 1988 until his death.

Daniels died of a brain tumor in Wargrave, Berkshire, aged 77.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Scotland the Brave". Paul Daniels. 29 August 2007. Retrieved 8 September 2007.
  2. "Paul Daniels died aged 77 after being diagnosed with brain cancer". Mail Online. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2016.