Simon O'Brien

 
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== Shows ==
== Shows ==
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[[Do I Not Know That?|Do I Not Know That?]]
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[[Do I Not Know That?]]
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[[I Can Do That|I Can Do That]]
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[[I Can Do That]]
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[[What Are You Like?|What Are You Like?]] (team captain)
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[[The Renovation Game]]
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[[What Are You Like?]] (team captain)
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== Biography ==
== Biography ==
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Born Liverpool in 1965, Simon O'Brien got his big break as Damon Grant in ''Brookside''. He left the Channel 4 soap opera after five years, to present programmes - he fronted children's quiz [[I Can Do That]], and played the lighthouse keeper in ''Fraggle Rock''. Simon was a regular on the Def II strand, hosting football show ''Standing Room Only'' and the ''Rough Guide'' series.
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He left showbiz in the mid-1990s, to set up a cycle centre-cum-cafe in Liverpool. An interest in sustainable property development brought him back to the small screen in the 2000s, hosting programmes about improving the existing housing stock.
== Web links ==
== Web links ==
[http://www.simonobrien.com/ Official site]
[http://www.simonobrien.com/ Official site]
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[http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/individual/85685 BFI entry]
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[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0639818/ IMDB entry]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_O%27Brien_(presenter) Wikipedia entry]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_O%27Brien_(presenter) Wikipedia entry]
[[Category:People|O'Brien, Simon]]
[[Category:People|O'Brien, Simon]]

Current revision as of 09:28, 7 August 2020

Biography

Born Liverpool in 1965, Simon O'Brien got his big break as Damon Grant in Brookside. He left the Channel 4 soap opera after five years, to present programmes - he fronted children's quiz I Can Do That, and played the lighthouse keeper in Fraggle Rock. Simon was a regular on the Def II strand, hosting football show Standing Room Only and the Rough Guide series.

He left showbiz in the mid-1990s, to set up a cycle centre-cum-cafe in Liverpool. An interest in sustainable property development brought him back to the small screen in the 2000s, hosting programmes about improving the existing housing stock.

Web links

Official site

BFI entry

IMDB entry

Wikipedia entry

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