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Simon Dee In Pictures And Video

by | 30th, August 2009

simon_deeTHE Summer of Death strikes once more as Simon Dee – it’s Siiiiiiiiimin Dee – dies. he was 74. Who knew Dee, the first superstar of British TV broadcasting, could get that old?

He was born Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd in Lancashire. He changed his name, combining his son’s forename with the initial letter of his surname to become Simon Dee.

Dee… became a bus driver and lived in Winchester, Hants after his television career ended.

Now Dee’s time is up and his clipboard is interned in the TV vaults.

Pictures here.

Sammy Davis Jr on Dee Time, 1968.

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