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Phillip Schofield's Biography

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Phillip Schofield was born in Oldham on 1 April 1962.

Schofield, who hosts shows such as This Morning and Dancing On Ice, had his first presenting role in New Zealand on a pop show called Shazam.

He returned to the UK and presented on children's programmes on the BBC, where his credits included Saturday Superstore and five series of Going Live.

In 1993, Phillip Schofield left the BBC and had a long stint on Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

Schofield resumed his broadcast career with ITV, where he presented shows like Schofield's Quest, One In A Million, Schofield's TV Gold, and Talking Telephone Numbers.

Phillip Schofield joined This Morning in September 2002. Phillip Schofield's on-screen rapport with Fern Britton on This Morning made them Britain's top TV duo in a poll of thousands.

On 12 April 2008, Phillip and Fern started presenting All Star Mr & Mrs on ITV1.

Phillip Schofield met his wife Stephanie whilst working on BBC children's TV. He was presenting whilst she was the production assistant.

Piers Morgan wrote a biography of Phillip Schofield, entitled To Dream A Dream.

The Observer reported how Phillip Schofield's interest in wine was indirectly kindled by Jason Donovan.

The Mirror carried an interview with Phillip Schofield, in which he told them that to help keep in shape, "I do a fast-paced one-hour walk every Friday with my wife, and pilates on a Wednesday."

In 2017, ITV broadcast a documentary series Phillip Schofield’s South African Adventure.

In the same year ITV announced that Phillip Schofield would host a new quiz show called Five Gold Rings.

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