67 (passed away Nov. 9th, 1980)
Jun. 6th, 1913
Patrick Campbell's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles
Himself (Call My Bluff contestant)
He was born in Dublin and educated at Pembroke College, Oxford. During the Second World War, he served in the navy, and afterward worked on the Irish Times (using the pseudonym, "Quidnunc"), Sunday Dispatch and Sunday Times. His books, mostly humorous, included Life in Thin Slices (1954) and How to Become a Scratch Golfer (1963). He was married three times and had one daughter.
Lord Glenavy, who suffered from a serious speech impediment, nevertheless delighted television audiences with his wit, notably as a regular team captain on the long-running "Call My Bluff" (1965/II), opposite his longtime friend,Frank Muir.
- Journalist and writer turned television personality. Had a very bad stutter which became his trademark.
- Was the third Baron Glenavy.
- His father was James Henry Mussen Campbell, a lawyer who was Ireland's Solicitor General, Attorney General, Lord Chief Justice, and Lord Chancellor before becoming the first chairman of the Senate of the Irish Free State.
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