8 October 1965 |
|Occupation||Australian radio announcer and television show host|
His first TV job was the children's TV program OK for Kids in Brisbane on Channel 9. Then became the Melbourne-based reporter for Wombat for the Seven Network during the 1980s. Had several parts in Neighbours and in 1996, he became host of Talking Telephone Numbers (based on a UK format) for the Seven Network. During the mid to late 80s he also worked for Brisbane Radio Station, 1008AM "Stereo 10" as a radio announcer and Geelong's 93.9 Bay FM / 3XY in the early '90s.
His best-known role was as the host of Wheel of Fortune from 1997 to 2003, replacing Tony Barber. After being fired from the show, Elliot created a board game called Smart Ass. He explained, I used to play Trivial Pursuit and never won - I hated it. I created a game I could win.
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