Jeremy Beadle

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Jeremy Beadle

Born

4/12/1948, Hackney, London, UK

Died

1/30/2008

Birth Name

Jeremy Beadle

Gender

Male
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Jeremy Beadle is a British television presenter, writer and producer. He is also noted for being one of the first TV presenters with a visible disability, suffering from a 'withered hand', known as Poland syndrome. He is patron of Reach, the charity that supports those affected by similar conditions.more

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    • Beadle was a Trust Patron of The Philip Green Memorial Trust, and he annually hosted a quiz party to raise money for disadvantaged children.

    • Beadle was Patron of Reach, an organisation providing support and advice for children in the UK with hand or arm deficiencies, and their parents.

    • His mother worked as a secretary to help pay to raise him. Beadle did not enjoy school, and was frequently in trouble. He was eventually expelled from his secondary school, Orpington County Secondary Boys' School.

    • Beadle had Poland syndrome and was noted for being one of the first TV presenters with a visible disability, manifested as a disproportionately small right hand.

    • He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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