Divorced Relationship facts

Relationship began about 1949

When Bruce got a job at London's Windmill theatre where Penny was one of the dancers.

Married about Feb 1953

Edmonton, London, England, UK

Divorce 1973

Divorced after nine years of living apart. Despite the acrimonious parting Penny eventually forgave Bruce and the two remained friends for the rest of her life.

Much Loved British TV Host
Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson

Age

89

Born

Wednesday 22 Feb 1928

Died

18 Aug 2017

Other Partners

Wilnelia Forsyth-Johnson
Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

Married

1 child together

15 Jan 1983

Anthea Hoffman
Anthea Forsyth

Divorced

2 children together

married 24 Dec 1973
divorce Mar 1981

Kathy Kirby

Affair

affair from about 1965
until about 1965

Ann Sidney

Affair

affair from 1964
until about 1965

Irene Wilson

Dated

dated from circa 1946
until circa 1946

Professional Partners

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE Siblings

Maisie Forsyth-Johnson

Sister

John Forsyth-Johnson

Brother

Other Partners

Professional Partners

Siblings

Bruce Forsyth's first wife.
Penny Forsyth-Johnson

Olivia Forsyth-Johnson

Age

83

Born

Tuesday 02 Dec 1930

Died

14 Feb 2014

His Other Children

Louisa Monro

born 1977, age 43
with Anthea Hoffman Anthea Forsyth

JJ Forsyth-Johnson

born 1986, age 34
with Wilnelia Forsyth-Johnson Lady Wilnelia Forsyth

Charlotte Hodgson

born 1976, age 43
adopted with Anthea Hoffman Anthea Forsyth

Children Together

Debbie Matthews

born 1955, age 65

Julie Purdie, Julie Grant

born 1958, age 62

Bruce Forsyth's daughter

Laura Forsyth-Johnson

born 1962, age 58

Her Other Children

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE
Bio Details

Full name

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson

Also known as

Bru

Brucie

Boo-Boo

Boy Bruce the Mighty Atom

Spider Johnson

Gender

Male

Age

89

Date of birth

Wednesday 22 Feb 1928

Birth place

Edmonton, Middlesex, England, UK

Date of death:

18 Aug 2017

Place of death

At his home in Surrey, England, UK

Occupations

Singer

Dancer

TV Presenter

Actor

Entertainer (1942)

Education

Latymer School, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Trivia

Catchphrase

Nice to see you, to see you...nice

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE Family

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's parents:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's father was John Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's mother was Florence Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's step-mother was Dolly Forsyth-Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's children:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's son is JJ Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's daughter is Debbie Matthews Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's daughter is Julie Purdie, Julie Grant Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's daughter is Laura Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's daughter is Louisa Monro Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's adopted daughter is Charlotte Hodgson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's current partners:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's wife was Wilnelia Forsyth-Johnson Lady Wilnelia Forsyth


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former partners:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE had an affair with Kathy Kirby Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former wife is Anthea Hoffman Anthea Forsyth Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE dated Irene Wilson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE had an affair with Ann Sidney Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former wife was Penny Forsyth-Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's siblings:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's sister was Maisie Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's brother was John Forsyth-Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandparents:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandfather is William Pocknell Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandfather was John Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandmother is Sarah Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great grandparents:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great grandfather was Joseph Forsyth Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great grandmother was Elizabeth Forsyth Johnson   Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great great grandfather is Father Of Joseph Forsyth Johnson   Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's 3x great grandfather is John Forsyth   Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's 4x great grandfather was William Forsyth


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's step-grandparents:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's step-grandfather is William Pocknell


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandchildren:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's grandson is Luke Purdie Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's granddaughter is Sophie Purdie Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's granddaughter is Libby Perrott Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's adopted grandson is Harry Hodgson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's uncles and aunts:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's aunt was Dolly Forsyth-Johnson Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's uncle-by-marriage was John Forsyth-Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great uncles and aunts:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's great uncle was Joseph Jnr Johnson


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's in laws:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's father in law is Enrique Merced Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's mother in law is Delia Cruz Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's son in law is Richard Matthews Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's son in law was Dominic Grant Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's son in law is Jamie Monro


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former in laws:

Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former father in law was Bernard Redfern Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former mother in law was Joan Redfern Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former sister in law is Lisa Redfern Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's former sister in law is Trudy Redfern


Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE FameChain Links

Strictly Come Dancing UK Presenters and Judges

2004 - 2014

Other people in this association:

Bruno Tonioli 2004

Alesha Dixon 2009 - 2011

Zoe Ball 2011

more...

BAFTA: Fellows of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts

2008

Other people in this association:

Elizabeth Taylor 1999

Sir Christopher Lee, CBE 2011

Martin Scorsese 2012

more...

Madam Tussauds

Other people in this association:

HM Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

Adolf Hitler 1933

Princess Diana Princess of Wales

more...

Guest Stars on The Muppet Show

Other people in this association:

Peter Sellers

Shirley Bassey 1981

Liza Minnelli

more...

Penny Forsyth-Johnson
Bio Details

Full name

Olivia Forsyth-Johnson

Maiden name

Olivia Calvert

Also known as

Penny Calvert

Gender

Female

Age

83

Date of birth

Tuesday 02 Dec 1930

Birth place

Derriaghy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Date of death:

14 Feb 2014

Place of death

Brinkworth House, Kent, England, UK

Occupations

Dancer

Met Brucie when she was a dancer at the Windmill Theatre in London.

Trivia

Penny Forsyth-Johnson Family

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's children:

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's daughter is Debbie Matthews Penny Forsyth-Johnson's daughter is Julie Purdie, Julie Grant Penny Forsyth-Johnson's daughter is Laura Forsyth-Johnson


Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former partners:

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former husband was Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE


Penny Forsyth-Johnson's grandchildren:

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's grandson is Luke Purdie Penny Forsyth-Johnson's granddaughter is Sophie Purdie Penny Forsyth-Johnson's granddaughter is Libby Perrott


Penny Forsyth-Johnson's in laws:

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's son in law is Richard Matthews Penny Forsyth-Johnson's son in law was Dominic Grant


Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former in laws:

Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former father in law was John Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former mother in law was Florence Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former step-mother in law was Dolly Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former step-grandfather in law is William Pocknell Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former grandfather in law was John Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former grandmother in law is Sarah Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former grandfather in law is William Pocknell Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former sister in law was Maisie Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former brother in law was John Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former husband Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's aunt in law was Dolly Forsyth-Johnson Penny Forsyth-Johnson's former husband Sir Bruce Forsyth OBE's uncle-by-marriage was John Forsyth-Johnson