Derek Acorah's Biography

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Who was Derek Acorah?

Derek Acorah was born on 27 January 1950 in Bootle, Merseyside.

Born Derek Johnson, Acorah claimed to be a psychic medium who could talk to the dead.

His numerous TV appearances included a stint on Most Haunted as well as Derek Acorah's Ghost Towns.

He was married to Gwen.

In August 2017, Derek Acorah came fourth on Celebrity Big Brother series 20.

He died on 3 January 2020, aged 69.

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