Sid Waddell Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Sid Waddell (10 August 1940 – 11 August 2012) was an English sports commentator and television personality. He was nicknamed the “Voice of Darts” due to his fame as a darts commentator, and worked for Granada, Yorkshire, BBC and Sky Sports. Due to his joke telling skills he was also nicknamed the Thief of Bad Gags, firstly by Dave Lanning. He was nominated for two prestigious awards for his work, and published several books.

Following his death on 11 August 2012, the day after his 72nd birthday, the decision was made to rename the PDC World Darts Championship trophy the Sid Waddell trophy from 2013. Waddell’s funeral was held in Leeds on 22 August 2012. Before Waddell’s funeral he was cremated earlier in the day in a private ceremony.

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Sid Waddell

Sid Waddell Biography / Wiki

NameSid Waddell
Also KnowVoice of Darts, Sidney Waddell
GenderMale
Known ForActing
Place of BirthAlnwick, Northumberland, England, UK
Date of BirthAugust 10, 1940
Age(as in 2023 Feb)72
Deathday2012-08-11

Sid Waddell Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
Sid Waddell’s Wacky World of DartsSelf2004-09-06Over the 21 years Sid Waddell has been commentating on this terrific sport, he has seen all the greatest matches, met the most amazing characters, and…
Special Report – The Voice of DartsSelf – The Voice of Darts (archive footage)2012-12-25Generations of sports fans loved listening to the lyricism and wit of the legendary Sid Waddell and on Christmas Day, Sky Sports News HD looked back a…
A Little Bit of Fry and WaddellSelf (archive footage)2014-05-20Stephen Fry pays tribute to legendary darts commentator Sid Waddell. He discusses the time they spent together in the commentary box and also talks to…
The World Of Phil TaylorSelf (voice)2010-12-01Ahead of the World Darts Championship, we speak to defending champion Phil Taylor and take a close look at the 15-time winner’s career….
Darts Players’ WivesSelf2005-01-18These women are the unsung heroes of the sport. They keep the show on the road and their men at the oche! They always give 180%, without them the play…
Phil Taylor: The Power and the GlorySelf (archive footage)2002-03-31A profile of 16-time world champion Phil Taylor, who is the most successful darts player of all time….
Michael Van Gerwen – The Best Darts Player in The WorldSelf (voice) (archive footage)2014-12-16A documentary about the Number 1 of Darts, Michael van Gerwen….
House of Flying ArrowsSelf (archive footage)2016-11-14The popular rise of darts is charted in this pin-sharp documentary that follows the trajectory of arrows from local pub to beer-soaked arena. Featurin…

Sid Waddell Directing Movies

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
Sid Waddell’s Wacky World of DartsDirector2004-09-06Over the 21 years Sid Waddell has been commentating on this terrific sport, he has seen all the greatest matches, met the most amazing characters, and…

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