British newscasterDied when: 79 years 12 days (948 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Ronald Gordon Honeycombe (27 September 1936 – 9 October 2015), known professionally as Gordon Honeycombe, was a British newscaster, author, playwright and stage actor.
Honeycombe was born in Karachi, in the British Raj.He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and read English at University College, Oxford.
He completed National Service with the Royal Artillery, mainly in Hong Kong, where he was also an announcer with Radio Hong Kong.
Returning to the UK, he embarked on an acting career which led to television and public prominence as a national newscaster with ITN.
He later settled in Perth, Western Australia, where he continued to work in radio, television and theatre, and was regularly engaged in voice-over work for radio and television, and in documentary narrations.