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Duncan Bannatyne


Scottish businessman, philanthropist, and author with an intention in hotels, health clubs, and media. He caused the Royal Navy for 12 years as an executive mechanic. He was most well-known for his appearance like a business angel within the BBC display Dragons’ Den. He fathered seven kids across two relationships. He also published seven books. Pursuing his second divorce, he started dating a female called Nigora Whitehorn. He backed the Traditional Party’s Margaret Thatcher, but later on switched towards the Labor Party to aid Tony Blair and Gordon Dark brown.

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Full Name Duncan Bannatyne
Date Of Birth February 2, 1949
Place Of Birth Clydebank, Scotland
Height 1.8 m
Profession Entrepreneur
Nationality British
Spouse Joanne McCue
Children Jennifer Bannatyne, Hollie Bannatyne, Abigail Bannatyne, Eve Bannatyne, Emily Bannatyne, Thomas Bannatyne
Parents Jean Bannatyne, William Bannatyne
Siblings George Bannatyne, Sandy Bannatyne, Campbell Bannatyne, Anne Bannatyne, Helen Bannatyne, Bill Bannatyne
Movies Moving Target
TV Shows Al Murray's Happy Hour, Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway, Dragons' Den, Would I Lie to You?, The Wright Stuff, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Mind Your Own Business
Star Sign Aquarius

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1He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Business and Charity in the North East of England.
2He and Peter Jones are the only two 'Dragons' to appear in all six series of 'Dragon's Den' (2004).
3He joined the Royal Navy as a stoker but was Court Marshalled after four years for attempting to throw his commanding officer off the side of an aircraft carrier for a £10 bet and he subsequently spent nine months in a navy jail.
4Of his six children, five are girls and one is a boy.
5Founder of the "Bannatyne's" Health Club chain. He has recently turned to acting as an additional "hobby".



Moving Target2011Donald McKay
Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder2009TV Series
Sea of Souls2006TV SeriesJohn Tudor
Out in the Cold2005ShortAcademy Director
School for Seduction2004Derek's Friend
The Hothouse2003TV Series



I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2015TV SeriesHimself
The TV That Made Me2015TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Squares2015TV SeriesHimself
Dragons' Den2005-2015TV SeriesHimself - Dragon / Himself
Question Time2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
Through the Keyhole2014TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Brunch2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
I Love My Country2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Britain's Got More Talent2013TV SeriesHimself
The Last Leg2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Top Gear2013TV SeriesHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s2012TV SpecialHimself
That Sunday Night Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Children in Need2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
John Bishop's Britain2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Dragon, Clydebank
Sport Relief 20102010TV SpecialHimself
All Star Family Fortunes2010TV SeriesHimself
Hustle2010TV SeriesHimself
Ad of the Decade2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Graham Norton Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2006-2009TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Panelist
Hell's Kitchen2009TV SeriesHimself
Chris Moyles Quiz Night2009TV SeriesHimself
Let's Dance for Comic Relief2009TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2008TV SeriesHimself
This World2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Reporter
The Great British Menu2008TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHimself
The British Soap Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Big Finish2007TV MovieHimself
Would I Lie to You?2007TV SeriesHimself
Ann Maurice: Interior Rivalry2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - Business Expert
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One2007TV SpecialHimself
Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway2007TV SeriesHimself - Fortune Five
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHimself
Happy Hour2007TV SeriesHimself
TV Burp2007TV SeriesHimself
8 Out of 10 Cats2006TV SeriesHimself
Newsnight2006TV SeriesHimself
Showbiz Poker2006TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice: You're Fired!2006TV SeriesHimself
5 O'Clock Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Mind Your Own Business2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Lifeline1997TV Series documentaryHimself

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The Muslim Pound2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Dragon, Dragon's Den (uncredited)
Top Gear2013TV SeriesHimself
Almost Famous IV2011TV Movie documentaryGirls Club

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