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Nicholas Parsons

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Parsons recording Just a Minute
at The Pleasance Grand, Edinburgh in 2007
Christopher Nicholas Parsons

(1923-10-10)10 October 1923
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Died28 January 2020(2020-01-28) (aged 96)
EducationSt Paul's School, London
University of Glasgow
OccupationActor; radio and TV presenter
Years active1947–2020
Known forJust a Minute
Sale of the Century
TitleRector of the University of St Andrews

President of the Lord's Taverners
Spouse(s)Denise Bryer (m. 1954–1989) «start: (1954)–end+1: (1990)»"Marriage: Denise Bryer to Nicholas Parsons" Location: (linkback:
Ann Reynolds (m. 1995–present) «start: (1995)»"Marriage: Ann Reynolds to Nicholas Parsons" Location: (linkback:
Children2 (with Bryer)

Christopher Nicholas Parsons (10 October 1923 – 28 January 2020) was an English radio and television presenter and actor. He was known for hosting Just a Minute and Sale of the Century.

Parsons was Rector of the University of St Andrews from 1988 to 1991.

In August 2019, Parsons had suffered a fall and was hospitalized in Aylesbury.[2] He died from problems caused by the fall on 28 January 2020, in Aylesbury; he was 96.[3][4]


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