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This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

TV Series | 30 min | Documentary, Biography

The UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring guest ...See moreThe UK version of the popular US show. Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring guest appearances by members of their family, friends and colleagues. Written by Anonymous See less
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Seasons
43   |   42   |   41   |   40   |   39   |   38   |   37   |   36  | …   See all
Creator
Ralph Edwards (devised by) (writer) (created by) (deviser)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jul 29, 1955

Release date (First episode)
Jul 29, 1955 (United Kingdom)

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4,088 cast members
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Eamonn Andrews
Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Self - Presenter (1955-1988) Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Self - Presenter (1955-1988)   See fewer
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Michael Aspel
Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Host / Presenter Self - Presenter / Self / Self - Host / Host / Presenter   See fewer
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401
Ralph Edwards
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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27
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June Whitfield
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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19
Jimmy Tarbuck
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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William Roache
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Eric Sykes
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Harry Secombe
Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Self - Guest Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Bob Hope
Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Filmed Tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Filmed Tribute   See fewer
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Ken Dodd
Self / Filmed tribute Self / Filmed tribute   See fewer
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Wendy Richard
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Petula Clark
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Norman Wisdom
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Lionel Blair
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Henry Cooper
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Julie Goodyear
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Anne Kirkbride
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Dora Bryan
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Richard Briers
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Danny La Rue
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Tony Blackburn
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Thelma Barlow
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Betty Driver
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John Inman
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Sue Nicholls
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Stirling Moss
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Bobby Charlton
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Dinah Sheridan
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Leslie Crowther
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Barbara Knox
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Max Bygraves
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Richard Todd
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Frankie Howerd
Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Filmed Tribute / Self - Filmed tribute / Self - Guest Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Filmed Tribute / Self - Filmed tribute / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Kevin Keegan
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Bill Pertwee
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Bernie Winters
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David Jacobs
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Rolf Harris
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Bernard Manning
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Richard Attenborough
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Paul Shane
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David Nixon
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Val Doonican
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Bill Shankly
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Jimmy Jewel
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Terry Wogan
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Alan Freeman
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Emlyn Hughes
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Eddie Large
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Roy Hudd
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Margaret Lockwood
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Richard Murdoch
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Reg Gutteridge
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Syd Little
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Joan Collins
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Dennis Taylor
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Anthony Andrews
Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Subject Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Subject   See fewer
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Frank Bruno
Self / Boxer Self / Boxer   See fewer
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Hattie Jacques
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Arthur Askey
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Filmed Tribute / Self - Guest of honor Self / Self - Filmed tribute / Filmed Tribute / Self - Guest of honor   See fewer
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Christopher Lee
Self / Self - via TV Self / Self - via TV   See fewer
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Ann Miller
Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Guest of honor Self / Filmed Tribute / Self - Guest of honor   See fewer
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Ted Ray
Self Self   See fewer
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Jack Charlton
Self - Guest / Self Self - Guest / Self   See fewer
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Anita Harris
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Jack Smethurst
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Deryck Guyler
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Thora Hird
Self / Self - Guest / Self - Guest of honor Self / Self - Guest / Self - Guest of honor   See fewer
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Michael Bentine
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Kenneth More
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George Best
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Rudolph Walker
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John Thaw
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Andrew Lloyd Webber
Self / Filmed Tribute Self / Filmed Tribute   See fewer
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Frank Muir
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Phyllis Calvert
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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Nicholas Parsons
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Joyce Blair
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Ian Lavender
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Frank Williams
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Alan Ball
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Anne Reid
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Eileen Derbyshire
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Una Stubbs
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Patricia Phoenix
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Tommy Docherty
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Paula Wilcox
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Jean Alexander
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Cilla Black
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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Ed Stewart
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Jeffrey Archer
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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Phil Collins
Self / Musician Self / Musician   See fewer
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Nigel Havers
Self / Self - Filmed tribute Self / Self - Filmed tribute   See fewer
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Stanley Matthews
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Johnny Speight
Self / Self - Guest Self / Self - Guest   See fewer
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Muhammad Ali
Self / Self live link Self / Self live link   See fewer
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Susannah York
Self / Self - Guest of honor Self / Self - Guest of honor   See fewer
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