Who is Patricia O’Connor? Wiki, Biography, Age, Tom O’Connor’s Wife, Children, Death

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Patricia O’Connor Wiki – Patricia O’Connor Biography

Patricia O’Connor is the wife of Tom O’Connor, was an English comedian, television presenter, and actor. He was best known for hosting game shows like Crosswits, The Zodiac Game, Name That Tune, Password, and Gambit.

O’Connor attended St Mary’s College, Crosby and Saint Mary’s College, Twickenham. He became a math and music teacher at St Joan of Arc School, Bootle. After work, he appeared as a comedian in workers’ clubs.

His television jump came when he appeared on The Comedians. [5] During the 1970s and 1980s, he was one of the most popular faces on British television. He was the subject of the television show This Is Your Life in 1977 when he was surprised by Eamonn Andrews.

He continued to host many shows, including Name that Tune, Wednesday at 8, The Tom O’Connor Show, Gambit, Crosswits, and many more, including The Tom O’Connor Road Show for the BBC. This show aired every day at lunchtime and was watched by more than 12 million viewers each day, but it was a very expensive show to put together, as it came live from a different city each week, which required the production team will move weekly.

The show had several young producers who were supervised by executive producer Steve Weddel, and they came out of the now-defunct BBC Pebble Mill Studios. The script was written by O’Connor and writer Barry Faulkner, who had worked with O’Connor on his previous shows, and last-minute changes were made just before the airing.

In 2000, O’Connor made his television acting debut as Father Tom (a Catholic priest) on the BBC series Doctors. On February 24, 2006, he received an award for having appeared as a guest on the television show Countdown 100 times. O’Connor won Celebrity Come Dine with Me, with a 29/30 record, on March 14, 2010.

In 2011, O’Connor appeared on Pointless Celebrities, a celebrity edition of the BBC One game show Pointless, with his daughter-in-law Denise Lewis (the gold medal-winning Olympic heptathlete). They made it to the final and eventually won £ 500 for charity.

Patricia O’Connor Age

Patricia O’Connor‘s age is unknown.

Patricia O’Connor & Tom O’Connor

O’Connor leaves behind a wife and four children.

Tom O’Connor Cause of Death

Tom O’Connor, the comedian, and host of television shows including Name That Tune and Crosswits has died at the age of 81. O’Connor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 14 years ago, said his daughter-in-law, former Olympian Denise Lewis. He died in the hospital on Sunday.

BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker revealed that he was a Crosswits fan and tweeted: “How sad. I had the pleasure of meeting Tom O’Connor and he was kind, funny and a true gentleman. I loved watching it on TV, Crosswits was great. My condolences go out to his family and friends.

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Other shows included Got a Secret, The Zodiac Show, Gambit, and the billiard-based Pick Pockets.

O’Connor became a regular in the dictionary corner in Countdown and had an occasional job as an actor, playing a Catholic priest, Father Tom, on the soap opera Doctors. In more recent years, he was the winner of Celebrity Come Dine With Me and Pointless Celebrities with Lewis.

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