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Sandi Toksvig

Biography

Article writer and comedian who’s the presenter from the BBC Radio 4’s Information Quiz and Route 4’s quiz display 1001 YOU HAVE TO KNOW. In 2012 she became the Chancellor from the University or college of Portsmouth. She analyzed performing at Girton University, Cambridge University or college, where she joined up with the very first all-woman display at its student-run theatrical golf club, the Footlights. She’s been a panelists on several comedy displays, and performed operate around the opening from the Humor Shop in London. Given birth to in Copenhagen, Denmark, she spent a lot of her child years within the U.S., just before moving to the united kingdom. She wedded Debie Toksvig in 2014 and she’s three kids: Jessica, Megan and Theo. She went to Cambridge at exactly the same time as Hugh Laurie, recognized to American viewers as Dr. Home.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sandi Toksvig
Date Of Birth May 3, 1958
Place Of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 1.5 m
Profession Comedian
Education Girton College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge
Nationality Danish, British
Spouse Debbie Toksvig, Debbie Toksvig, Peta Stewart
Children Megan Toksvig-Stewart, Theo Toksvig-Stewart, Jessica Toksvig-Stewart
Parents Claus Toksvig, Julie Anne Brett Toksvig
Siblings Jenifer Toksvig, Nick Toksvig
TV Shows No. 73, The Big One, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Call My Bluff, What the Dickens, 1001 Things You Should Know, QI, Fifteen to One, Antiques Master
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Having been raised in the United States, her English accent is actually a put on. She naturally speaks with an American accent.
2She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2014 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Broadcasting. She is a comedienne, presenter, and author in London, England.
3Lives on a houseboat in Wandsworth with wife Debbie.
4Has 2 daughters (born 1988 and 1990) and a son (born 1994) with former partner Peta. Biological father is Christopher Lloyd Pack.
5Has an older brother Nick (journalist) and a younger sister Jennifer (writes musicals).
6Has a First Class Honours Degree in Archaeology and Anthropology from Girton College, University of Cambridge.
7Journalist and comedienne daughter of fellow journalist Claus Toksvig.
8In the Independent on Sunday [UK] 2006 Pink List, a list of the most influential gay men and women, Toksvig came #85, a new entry.
9Although born in Denmark, she grew up in the USA until, at the age of 14, she moved to the UK, where she has lived ever since.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Doors Open2012TV Movie screenplay
Playhouse PresentsTV Series written by - 1 episode, 2012 by - 1 episode, 2012
Comedy Playhouse1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Big One1992TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Motormouth1991-1992TV Series drama developed by - 32 episodes
Kin of the Castle1987TV Movie
No 73TV Series 41 episodes, 1982 - 1985 additional dialogue - 12 episodes, 1982 - 1983

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Call the Midwife2013TV SeriesSister Gibbs
Up the Women2013TV Mini-SeriesEmmeline Pankhurst
Kingdom2009TV SeriesGeraldine
The Big One1992TV SeriesDeddie Tolbert
Screen One1990TV SeriesWoman in Job Centre
Paris by Night1988Sandra
No 731982-1986TV SeriesEthel Davis / Various / Bathos / ...
TX1985TV SeriesEthel Davis
Happy Families1985TV SeriesJoyce Nightstick

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Playhouse Presents2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Doors Open2012TV Movie executive producer
Playhouse: Live2010TV Series executive producer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No 731982TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
QI2009-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Host
The Graham Norton Show2007-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Lorraine2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The One Show2008-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Fifteen to One2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2016TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
Loose Women2000-2015TV SeriesHerself
Question Time1996-2015TV SeriesHerself
The TV That Made Me2015TV SeriesHerself
BBC Inside Out: London2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Cinema Supporter
Celebrity Squares2014TV SeriesHerself
Business Boomers2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Narrator
Flights and Fights: Inside the Low Cost Airlines2013TV Movie documentary
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy2013TV SeriesHerself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Funny Business2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2012TV SeriesHerself
South at Six2012TV SeriesHerself
1001 Things You Should Know2012TV SeriesHerself - Presenter (2012-2013)
QI Genesis2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
Grierson 2010: The British Documentary Awards2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter
Antiques Master2010TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Breakfast2005-2010TV SeriesHerself - TV Presenter / Herself
The Paul O'Grady Show2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
Toy Stories2009TV Series documentaryHerself
What the Dickens?2008-2009TV SeriesHerself - Host
Humphrey Lyttelton: The Jazz Musicians' Jazz Musician2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
School's Out2007TV SeriesHerself
Dancing on Ice2007TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
Dancing on Ice: Defrosted2007TV SeriesHerself
The Bigger Picture2005-2006TV SeriesHerself
Mock the Week2006TV SeriesHerself
The Big Read: Little Women2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
V Graham Norton2003TV SeriesHerself
The Big Read2003TV SeriesHerself
Kelly2003TV SeriesHerself
Richard & Judy2003TV SeriesHerself
Britain's Finest2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Fifty Places to See Before You Die2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Breakfast with Frost2002TV SeriesHerself
Call My Bluff1997-2002TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
Time Team1999-2002TV Series documentaryPresenter / Herself - Special Guest / Herself - Presenter
Police Dog Academy2000TV Series documentaryPresenter
Not a Lot of People Know That1998TV SeriesHerself
The Great Antiques Hunt1997TV SeriesHerself
Light Lunch1997TV SeriesHerself
Noel's Telly Years1997TV SeriesHerself
Jackanory1994TV SeriesHerself
The Brain Drain1993TV SeriesHerself
Have I Got News for You1990-1992TV SeriesHerself
Wogan1992TV SeriesHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?1989-1991TV SeriesHerself
Win, Lose or Draw!1990TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
QI2010-2015TV SeriesHerself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask2013TV SeriesHerself
Time Team2013TV Series documentaryHerself
The Graham Norton Show2008-2011TV SeriesHerself
Mock the Week2006TV SeriesHerself
Time Team Digs2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You'2002VideoHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?1990-1991TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015WFTV AwardWomen in Film and TV AwardsAchievement of the Year


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#Quote
1The Tories put the 'n' into cuts.
2I like Alexander Graham Bell because, having invented the phone, he realised how annoying it was and refused to have one in his study.
3[joking about her origin in reference to Danish bacon]: I am Danish, but you can only tell when I'm naked. I have it written up the side of my body in blue.


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