Mark Labbett TV Host

Mark "The Beast" Labbett (born 15 August 1965) is a personality in the UK quiz scene. He attended Exeter College, Oxford University, graduating with a degree in Mathematics. He is rated as the 98th top quizzer in the official UK rankings (as of 2 April 2012). As a player, he captained Wales in the 2005 European Quiz Championships. He has not made himself available to play in serious international competition since 2007. In September 2005, Labbett won the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Live! final event in Torquay and won £16,000; Mark also won in March 2006 £32,000 in the TV studio. In 2007, he came second in the final of the BBC series The National Lottery People's Quiz. Winning the money would have enabled Mark to donate a five-figure sum of the £200,700 to cancer research - a charity close to his heart. As an administrator, he was a founder member of the British Quiz Association and served two terms before resigning the board of in July 2004. He also set questions for the 2003 and 2004 World Quizzing Championships. Labbett competed in the first series of Are You an Egghead? but was beaten in the first round.

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Date of birth
August 15th, 1965
United Kingdom


1. University of Oxford Colleges/University

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or Oxford) is a university located in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096. The University grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. In post-nominals the University of Oxford was historically abbreviated as Oxon., from the Latin Universitas Oxoniensis, although Oxf is now used in official university publications.

Type University
2012. 855 mil. £
2011. 850 mil. £
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Wellington Square, OX1 2JD - Oxford, Oxfordshire
2012. 11,832
2012. 9,857
Acceptance rate
2012. 20.5 %
2011. 18.37 %
2010. 18.4 %
2009. 20.9 %
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Starring TV roles

1. The Chase

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

The Chaser
Game Show Network
2013-08-06 August 6th, 2013 English


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