Glenn Ridge

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Glenn Daryl Ridge
Born Glenn Daryl Ridge
(1955-11-21) 21 November 1955 (age 62)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation Television & Radio presenter

Glenn Daryl Ridge (born 21 November 1955 in Adelaide, South Australia[1]) is an Australian television and radio presenter, and the owner and managing director of the Q Media Group, a production company making television specials and documentaries.

Career[edit]

In the 1980s Ridge hosted a music program in Bendigo, Victoria, called "Breezin", two Ballarat children's television programs, "Kids Only" and "Six's Super Saturday Show", as well as a 90-minute music program, "Off The Record".

In April 1991, he joined the Nine Network as host of the prime time quiz show Sale of the Century, with co-host Jo Bailey, taking over from Tony Barber and Alyce Platt. He held the role for 10 years, making him the second-longest serving host of Sale of the Century in Australia.

Ridge is well known in Australian motor racing circles for his interest in the sport, having competed in many tarmac events including Targa Tasmania and Targa West.

He was involved in a famous skit on the ABC's The Late Show, called "Glengarry Glenn Ridge", which was basically a send-up of the film Glengarry Glen Ross. In the skit, Ridge scolds the other characters for swearing so much.

In April 2010, Ridge joined radio station MTR 1377 to present Saturday and Sunday afternoon programs from 12pm until 6pm. He was also a fill-in presenter. In December 2011, he resigned from MTR 1377, but returned to the frequency in 2012 as morning host of MyMP 1377, now 3MP.

Since 2014, he appeared on commercials, covering on APIA Health Insurance.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Daily Telegraph. 21 November 2007. p. 42. 

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