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Ross says he's eager to leave BBC

LONDON, April 12 (UPI) -- British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross says he is eager for his contract with the BBC to end in July.

TV host Ross to join Brand for broadcast

LONDON, April 19 (UPI) -- British comedian Russell Brand said Sunday his attempted radio comeback will include an appearance by TV host Jonathan Ross.
BBC fined $220,000 for Ross on-air prank

BBC fined $220,000 for Ross on-air prank

LONDON, April 3 (UPI) -- England's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has fined the BBC $220,000 for Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross's infamous on-air prank call to actor Andrew Sachs.

Ross shortlisted for BAFTA after scandal

LONDON, March 25 (UPI) -- British TV and radio personality Jonathan Ross, who was suspended for a widely criticized on-air prank, has been shortlisted for a BAFTA award.
Jonathan Ross named BAFTAs host

Jonathan Ross named BAFTAs host

LONDON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- British TV and radio star Jonathan Ross, who was recently suspended for an unpopular on-air prank, has been named host of the BAFTA film awards show.
Jonathan Ross set for BBC return

Jonathan Ross set for BBC return

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross is to return to his BBC shows this month, following a 90-day suspension, The Hollywood Reporter said.
No further discipline for Ross over prank

No further discipline for Ross over prank

LONDON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- BBC Trust Chairman Michael Lyons says no further action should be taken against British radio and TV presenter Jonathan Ross for a prank that went too far.

BBC apologizes for prank call

LONDON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The BBC said Saturday it was sorry if anyone was offended by a questionable prank call broadcast by the British network last month.
Russell Brand quits BBC radio show

Russell Brand quits BBC radio show

LONDON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- British comedian Russell Brand says he has quit his BBC radio show after being suspended following a controversial on-air prank.
BBC suspends Brand and Ross

BBC suspends Brand and Ross

LONDON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- British comedians Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand have been suspended and their shows yanked off the BBC following a controversial radio prank, the BBC said.
Ofcom looking into Brand radio prank

Ofcom looking into Brand radio prank

LONDON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The British TV and radio regulator Ofcom said it plans to investigate an on-air prank comedian Russell Brand perpetrated at the expense of actor Andrew Sachs.
Radio 2 stars slammed for phone call

Radio 2 stars slammed for phone call

LONDON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- British radio personalities Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand should be punished for a questionable phone prank, an official says.

Film review: Mexican satire 'Herod's Law'

LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) -- The ferocious political satire "Herod's Law" swept the Mexican Oscars in 2000, but it's only now debuting in the United States. It was the first Mexican movie e
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent
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Andrew Sachs (born Andreas Siegfried Sachs on 7 April 1930) is a BAFTA-nominated German-born British actor. He made his name on British television and is best known for his portrayal of Manuel in Fawlty Towers. His latest role is Ramsay Clegg in Manchester TV soap opera Coronation Street

Sachs was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Katharina (née Schrott-Fiecht), a librarian, and Hans Emil Sachs, a Jewish insurance broker. His family moved to England when he was eight years old to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. His family settled in North London, and he still lives in Kilburn.

Sachs is married to Melody Lang, who appeared in one episode of Fawlty Towers, "Basil the Rat", as Mrs. Taylor. His stepson is John Sachs, formerly Capital Radio DJ and Gladiators commentator.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andrew Sachs."
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