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Gabriel Mary Byrne

Also Known As: "Gay"
Birthplace: Rialto, Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Death: November 04, 2019 (85)
At home, Sandymount, Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland (following a long illness)
Immediate Family:

Son of Private
Husband of Private
Father of Private and Private

Occupation: Broadcaster, journalist
Managed by: Tommaso Valarani
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About Gay Byrne

Gabriel Mary "Gay" Byrne (born 5 August 1934; affectionately known as Uncle Gay,[2] Gaybo[3] or Uncle Gaybo[1]) is an Irish presenter and host of radio and television. His most notable role was first host of The Late Late Show over a 37-year period spanning 1962 until 1999. The Late Late Show is the world's second longest-running chat show.[4] His time working in Britain with Granada Television saw him become the first person to introduce the Beatles on screen.

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Gay Byrne's Timeline

August 5, 1934
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
November 4, 2019
Age 85
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland