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List of notable or famous presenters from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top presenters born in Scotland and even some popular presenters who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish presenters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These presenters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known presenter from Scotland is included when available.

This is a list that includes people like Craig Ferguson and John Barrowman.

This historic presenters from Scotland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Scottish presenters of note?" and "Who are the most famous presenters from Scotland?" These prominent presenters of Scotland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Scottish presenters.

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Alan Brazil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 59
Alan Bernard Brazil is a Scottish former football player and broadcaster. He was a forward before retirement due to injury. He is now a radio presenter on Talksport.

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Alastair Borthwick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
Died at 90 (1913-2003)
Alastair Charles Borthwick OBE was a Scottish author and broadcaster whose books recorded the popularisation of climbing as a working class sport in Scotland, and the Second World War from the ...more

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Ali Abbasi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
Died at 43 (1961-2004)
Ali Abbasi was a Pakistani-born Scottish television presenter, born in Karachi. He moved from Pakistan to Glasgow, in 1963, with his parents as a child and joined BBC Scotland as a travel ...more

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Andrew Marr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 59
Andrew William Stevenson Marr is a British broadcaster and journalist. Beginning his career as a political commentator, he subsequently edited The Independent, and was political editor of BBC ...more

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Andy Gray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 63
Andrew Mullen "Andy" Gray is a Scottish retired footballer who played for several clubs in Scotland and England whilst also representing his country. He was the lead football pundit ...more

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Andy Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 53
Andrew "Andy" Walker is a Scottish former footballer and current TV pundit.

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Angus Purden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
Angus Purden age 45
Angus Purden is a Scottish television presenter. A teenage Mr. Scotland and model, he wrote for a local evening newspaper and is now best known for presenting do-it-yourself and Scottish lottery ...more

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Ashley Mulheron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 33
Ashley Mulheron is a Scottish actress and television presenter. Mulheron trained as an actress on the one year course at Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Mulheron was in the British ...more

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Bill Knox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
Died at 71 (1928-1999)
William Knox was a Scottish author, journalist and broadcaster, best known for his crime novels and for presenting the long-running STV series Crimedesk. Born in Glasgow, Knox became the ...more

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Bill Leckie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
Bill Leckie is a Scottish Sports journalist and broadcaster who currently writes for the Scottish edition of The Sun newspaper. Leckie also does commentary on Scottish Football League matches ...more

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Carol Smillie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 57
Carol Patricia Smillie is a Scottish television presenter and actress, and a former model. She presented the BBC series Changing Rooms. Smillie has appeared on the BBC television channel, ...more

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Carrie Gracie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 57
Carrie Gracie is a Scottish journalist, who is employed by the BBC as the China editor for BBC News.

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Clive Mason is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 65
Clive Mason is a Deaf British television presenter.

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Colin McAllister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland

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Craig Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 56
Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig ...more

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Dallas Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 48
Robert Dallas Campbell is a British television presenter and television and stage actor, best known as a presenter on the factual Channel 5 series The Gadget Show in 2008 and BBC One science ...more

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Danny Wallace is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 42
Daniel Frederick "Danny" Wallace is a British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television. His notable works include the books Join Me, Yes Man, voice ...more

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David Grant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
David Grant

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Dougie Vipond is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 52
Douglas "Dougie" Vipond is a Scottish broadcaster for BBC Scotland and drummer for pop band Deacon Blue.

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Gavin Esler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 66
Gavin Esler is a Scottish BBC television presenter and author. Esler was a main presenter on BBC Two's flagship political analysis programme, Newsnight, from January 2003 until January 2014. He ...more

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Gillian McKeith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 59
Gillian McKeith is a Scottish nutritionist, television presenter, pseudoscientist, and writer. She is the former host in the UK of Channel 4's You Are What You Eat and Granada Television's Dr ...more

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Gordon Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 61
Gordon Kennedy is a Scottish actor.

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Iain Stewart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 55
Iain Simpson Stewart, MBE FGS is a Scottish geologist, a Fellow of the Geological Society of London and President of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. He is Professor of Geoscience ...more

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Jack Docherty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 57
Jack Docherty is a Scottish writer, actor, presenter and producer.

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James Naughtie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Presenters from Scotland
age 67
Alexander James "Jim" Naughtie is a British radio presenter and radio news presenter for the BBC. Since 1994 he has been one of the main presenters of Radio 4's Today programme.