Jun. 14th, 1955
Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, UK
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Paul James O'Grady, MBE is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc jockey, known for The Lily Savage Show, Eyes Down, Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs and Blind Date.
- Offered a cameo part of a TV Producer in Doctors by Christopher Timothy
- Close to 'Cilla Black' (qv).
- Has 3 small dogs, named Buster, Olga and Louie, the former two being regulars on his show. He got Olga in 2004 as she was one of many puppies who appeared on the show in an appeal to be re-homed. O'Grady decided he himself would keep her.
- Has a daughter, Sharon (born 16 May 1974).
- His favourite television series is _"The Avengers" (1961)_ (qv).
- Often claims that he learned to play the organ at the fictitious "Birkenhead School of Music" during a segment of his TV show where he (pretends) to play a Hammond Organ, and contestants must guess the tunes he "plays".
- He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to entertainment.
- His only child Sharon Jansen married her childhood friend Philip Moseley at Liverpool Town Hall on July 30, 2005.
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