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Sir Jimmy Savile OBE

Disc Jockey/Television Presenter
31 October 1926 to 28 October 2011

A larger-than-life character, Savile was the first presenter of Top of the Pops (1964) and later became favourite to a whole generation in the wish fulfilment show Jim’ll Fix It (1975-94). An indefatigable charity fundraiser, he was also the public face in a campaign promoting the use of safety belts.

- Read Sir Jimmy Savile's Guardian obituary.

- Read Sir Jimmy Savile's BBC obituary.

- Read Sir Jimmy Savile's Telegraph obituary.