Phillip Schofield

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Schofield in 2007

Phillip Bryan Schofield (born 1 April 1962) is a British television presenter. He works for ITV. He is currently the co-presenter of This Morning (2002–present) and Dancing on Ice (2006–2014, 2018–present) alongside Holly Willoughby. His other work for ITV includes All Star Mr & Mrs (2008–2016), The Cube (2009–2015) and 5 Gold Rings (2017–present).

Schofield gained attention for working for the BBC. He was a presenter for Children's BBC on weekdays featuring Gordon the gopher from 1985 to 1987. He was later a presenter on the children's Saturday morning magazine show Going Live! between September 1987 and April 1993.

Schofield was born in Oldham, Lancashire. He grew up in Newquay, Cornwall. At the age of 19, he moved with his family to New Zealand. He is a dual British and New Zealand citizen. He married Stephanie Lowe in 1993. The couple have two children. He lives in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.[1] On 7 February 2020, Schofield came out as gay to the public.[2]

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  1. "Television presenter opens fete in home village". Henley Standard. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  2. "Phillip Schofield: Support for ITV presenter after he comes out as gay". BBC News. 7 February 2020. Retrieved 7 February 2020.

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