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Katie Boyle
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TV Personality
    (May 29, 1926-March 20, 2018)
    Born in Florence, Italy
    Birth name was Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali dei Principi di Francavilla
    Best known for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest four times (1960,1963,1968,1974)
    Frequent panelist on ‘What’s My Line?’ and ‘Juke Box Jury’
    Appeared in the films ‘Old Mother Reilly, Headmistress’ (1950), ‘The Truth About Women’ (1957) and ‘Intent to Kill’ (1958)
    Hosted the radio show ‘Katie and Friends’ on BBC2
    Advice columnist for ‘TV Times’
    Her father was an Italian marqis.
    She was expelled from four of the six schools she attended.
    She was rumored to have been in a long-term affair with Prince Philip during the 50s.
    She starred in a long-running series of commercials for Camay Soap (‘You’ll be a little lovelier each day, with Camay’), despite being allergic to the product.
    On a Eurovision-themed edition of The Weakest Link, she voted herself off the show (2004).
    She was self-described as ‘famous for being famous.’
    After she dated a married man, her father had her locked in a lunatic asylum for bringing dishonor on the family.
    She was launched on a modeling career after author Beverly Nichols spotted her trying on hats in a Bond Street boutique and asked her to pose for the illustrations for a newspaper column he wrote.
    She was described as bringing ‘a touch of glamour’ to British TV.
    She denied the rumors about her and Prince Philip, noting, ‘You can’t take legal action because it fans the flames, so you just have to accept people telling complete lies about you.’

Credit: C. Fishel


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