Andrew Daddo

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Andrew Daddo
Born 18 February 1967
Australia
Occupation TV & Radio Presenter
Website
http://www.andrewdaddo.com/

Andrew Daddo (born 18 February 1967) is an Australian actor, voice artist, author and television personality.

Career[edit]

Andrew has been a longtime presenter on the Seven Network in Australia and has been involved in hosting many Seven specials. He hosted World's Greatest Commercials, which ran from 1995 to 1996 (and also had occasional Cannes Film Festival specials until the late 1990s) as well as the Australian adaptation of Kids Say the Darndest Things. Daddo is one of the travellers on the Globe Trekker series, and is also the author of a number of children's books. He was a presenter on Seven's The Great Outdoors in 1994 and from 2002 to 2008. During the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Daddo co-hosted Olympic Sunrise with Johanna Griggs. American audiences might remember Andrew Daddo from a stint as an MTV VJ in the early 1990s. During the 2008 Beijing Olympics he hosted an Olympics-oriented morning talk show, Yum Cha.

Author[edit]

He is also a well-known author, having written many books, including Flushed, Good Night Me, Youse Two, It's All Good, Muffin Top, Sprung Again, You're Dropped, Dacked and a few other novels.

Andrew was appointed as presenter of 702 ABC Sydney's evening program, he commenced this position in February 2008. Daddo is the host of the television series The One which premiered on the Seven Network in July, 2008.

In May 2009, Daddo resigned from 702 ABC Sydney to host This Afternoon on the Nine Network. After just two and a half weeks on air, however, This Afternoon was axed by Nine. He then worked as the voice-over narrator for Nine Network's The Apprentice Australia.

Personal life[edit]

Daddo is married to Jacqui and has three children, Felix, Anouk Bibi and Jasper. He is part of a prominent acting family, including brothers Lochie and Cameron. He has an identical twin brother, artist Jamie Daddo.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABC TV

External links[edit]

Media offices
First
New television program
This Afternoon co-host
with Katrina Blowers
29 June 2009 – 14 July 2009
Succeeded by
Nine Afternoon News