John Stapleton

John Stapleton

John Stapleton (born 24 February 1946 in Oldham, Lancashire, England) is an English television presenter. He joined the BBC current affairs television series "Nationwide" in 1975 as a reporter, and then became one of the main presenters on the programme from 1977 until 1980. During 1983-1985 he worked at TV-am as a reporter and as a presenter of Good Morning Britain. From 1986 until 1993 he presented the consumer programme "Watchdog" alongside his wife Lynn Faulds Wood, as well as the live morning talk show "The Time, The Place" from 1991-1996.

Since 1994, he can be seen co-presenting GMTV's "News Hour" programme, which airs daily from 06:00-07:00.

He only has one kidney that functions properly. In April 2008 he revealed, in a report for the BBC's "The One Show", that when he was younger he suffered from the eating disorder anorexia nervosa for many years. [ [ BBC NEWS | Health | Broadcaster admits eating disorder ] ]

He presented on the ITV News Channel several times and is one of the recent contributors to the BBC series "Grumpy Old Men".

He will appear on NBC's new show Celebrity Family Feud, which premieres on June 24th, 2008, as a part of team Cho, led by comedienne Margaret Cho.

He has one son, Nicholas James Stapleton (born Hammersmith, London, 1987). [ [ Births England and Wales 1984-2006] ]


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