Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg

Writer | Actor

Melvyn Bragg is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian.

Born on 6 October 1939 in Carlisle

The son of Mary Ethel and Stanley Bragg

He was given the name Melvyn by his mother after she saw the actor Melvyn Douglas at a local cinema.

Bragg began his career in 1961 as a general trainee at the BBC.