'The Generation Game': Bruce Forsyth's Impressive Career In Memoriam
Bruce Forsyth, The Generation Game's charismatic host, may have passed away in 2017 but his legacy continues to live on. Getting his start in the late 1930s, Forsyth would work almost until his passing. Here is a look at The Generation Game's Bruce Forsyth's impressive television career in memoriam!
Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game are synonymous with each other. Born February 22, 1928, Forsyth would make his television debut at the young age of 11 performing on the BBC series Come and Be Televised.
Forsyth's early career would see him traveling around the UK performing in circuses and pantomimes. Following a stint in the Royal Air Force, Forsyth's career would really begin to take off in the 1950s and 60s.
Bruce Forsyth Generation Game
Bruce Forsyth as host of The Generation Game would come in 1971 following a successful run as the host of Sunday Night at the London Palladium, on which he most notably hosted a game show called Beat the Clock.
The Generation Game would quickly become the biggest Saturday evening show, and over the course of a decade, Forsyth left his mark on the game show with his trademark chin and poses like the "human question mark".
Bruce Forsyth In Memoriam
Following The Generation Game, Forsyth would go on to host a number of other game shows including:
- Play Your Cards Right
- The Price Is Right
- You Bet!
- and Have I Got News For You.
The biggest series of his later career would come in 2004 when he began co-hosting the popular British dance series Strictly Come Dancing. Forsyth would stay with the show until 2014!
Today, The Generation Game's Bruce Forsyth is remembered in memoriam for his extensive television career, and his legacy continues to live on in his six children, his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren!