Eamonn Holmes

Active - 2004 - 2006  |   Born - Dec 3, 1959 in Belfast, Northern Ireland  |  

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  • Began his broadcasting career at Ulster Television in 1979 as a farming reporter.
  • Started working for GMTV in 1993, making it the most watched morning show (with Fiona Phillips) for eight and a half years until his departure.
  • Joined Sky News in 2005 to host Sunrise.
  • Started presenting ITV daytime program This Morning in 2006.
  • Writes a column for The People newspaper and published his autobiography This Is My Life in 2006.
  • Is a patron of Dogs Trust, a charity from which he adopted his dog Maggie in 2011.
  • Supported the Dementia Friends campaign in 2014.
  • Became a celebrity ambassador for Variety GB in 2015.