About Roy Ward Dickinson
A Canadian writer and television host who is known as the King of Quiz, as a producer he is known for inventing the game show.
He started his career in newspapers, working for The Toronto Star and the Vancouver Sun.
He hosted the game shows What d'ya Know and Claim To Fame.
He had two children with his first wife Helen, and had three more with his second wife.
He and movie actor Tom Hardy were both born in London, England.