Wes Butters (Wesley Paul Butters)

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Salford, England, UK
Wes was born in Salford on the very day that Margaret Thatcher came to power. With ambitions to become a director, he studied film and television at the city's university, but took a year out to read traffic and travel reports on the radio and never went back. In 2002, he landed the coveted role as the 9th host of BBC Radio 1's prestigious Sunday afternoon Top 40 chart show.

The breakfast show at Galaxy Manchester followed, where he won various awards including a Sony. Read more...


Character: Radio 1 Chart Show DJ

Love Actually 2003

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Newsround 1972