Graham Skidmore

Graham Skidmore: Blind Date Voiceover Artist Dies at 90

Popular British voice artist and game show announcer, Graham Skidmore, who was well known for his voiceover on ITV game show Blind Date, has died aged 90.

Referred to by presenter Cilla Black as “Our Graham”, Skidmore’s voice was familiar to millions of viewers in the 1980s and 90s.

He was heard (but not seen) on the show for 17 years, between 1985 and 2002.

Skidmore died in December, however his death has only just come to light, having been confirmed in the latest journal from actors’ union Equity.

Skidmore also provided the voiceover for Vic and Bob’s Shooting Stars – fronted by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

The voice artist had vascular dementia for the last decade of his life and spent his final years living in Kent.

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