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Kent Walton (Kenneth Walton Beckett)

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Biography

Cairo, Egypt
Often thought to be Canadian or Egyptian, Walton was in fact born Kenneth Walton Beckett in England in 1917. Shortening his name to Kent Walton when he became a disc jockey on Radio Luxembourg, he soon found himself in demand on TV particularly as a voice-over man. Whilst acting as a compere on the pop show Cool for Cats, Walton developed an interest in wrestling through Mick McManus and subsequently became ITV's 'voice of wrestling' from 1955 till the sight of burly men throwing each other around a ring was put out to pasture by the network in 1988. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

The Heart of a Man 1959

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Character: Himself - Host

Swinging U.K. 1964

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Character: Himself - Presenter

UK Swings Again 1964

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Character: Himself - Presenter

Go-Go Bigbeat 1965

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Character: Himself

Man Alive 1965

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