John Burgess (host)
4 June 1943 |
Baby John Burgess
|Occupation||Australian television presenter & Radio personality|
|Known for||Various (2UW)|
John Burgess (born 4 June 1943) is an Australian television and radio personality, often referred to as "Burgo" and "Baby John Burgess". He is best known for his hosting duties on Wheel of Fortune.
Burgess was host of the Australian version of Wheel of Fortune on the Seven Network, from 1984 to 1996. He later hosted Burgo's Catch Phrase, shown on the Nine Network. Also he hosted teenage show "Turning On" on HSV7 in the 1970's. This show featured many bands including "Zoot" and Gillian Fitzgerald was one of the main dancers and included Judy Moody and Christine Kelson.
Burgess has also hosted numerous radio shows throughout the years:
- "'Baby' John Burgess signs on for Foxtel's Balls of Steel with The Chaser's Craig Reucassel". The Daily Telegraph. Sydnet, New South Wales. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
- Baby John Forever, The Daily Telegraph, 4 September 2006.
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