What Did Egghead Dave Rainford Die Of?

What did tremendous knowledge DAVE die of?

heart diseaseDAVE Rainford, who has died of heart disease aged 51, turned his hobby into a job, initially earning a living by cleaning out quiz machines in pubs around the North of England, then winning £250,000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?.

When did tremendous knowledge DAVE die?

March 7Dave was a major force in quiz leagues up and down the country, supporting numerous charity events. He died peacefully at home in Withington of chronic heart disease on March 7.

Has Dave Rainford left Eggheads?

Eggheads star Dave Rainford has tragically passed away at the age of 51. It follows David stepping down from the show due to illness last year. “I’m very sad to hear that one of the Eggheads has died,” host Jeremy Vine said on social media today (March 7).

Has eggheads been Cancelled?

The BBC has ceased production of Eggheads because the quiz show’s audience is considered too old, according to Jeremy Vine. As the corporation chases younger viewers, it has no plans to make any more editions of the programme. A new series has begun on BBC Two but it was filmed a year ago.

How did Egghead Dave die?

It has not been confirmed how or when Dave died. He had told viewers he was battling illness when they noticed his absence. He previously told fans on Twitter in September last year: “Brand new Eggheads starting on Monday.

Has Dave from eggheads died?

EGGHEADS star Dave Rainford has died aged 51. The brainbox earned legions of fans on the quiz show and earned him the nickname “Tremendous Knowledge Dave”. His tragic death was confirmed today by the BBC show’s host Jeremy Vine.

Who died on Eggheads?

star Dave RainfordEggheads star Dave Rainford has died, the game show’s host Jeremy Vine has confirmed.

Why did CJ leave Eggheads?

In December 2011, De Mooi announced he had left Eggheads permanently to pursue an acting career. … In 2016, De Mooi was accused of sexual assault but was subsequently cleared. He stated that he had been dismissed from Eggheads and had relocated to South Africa, to pursue a career in acting.

Who is the smartest egghead?

Eggheads: Favourite/Cleverest Egghead? ( POLL) 61 votesKevin Ashman. 75% 46 votes.Dave Rainford (Tremendous Knowledge Dave) 1% 1 vote.Judith Keppel. 3% 2 votes.Chris Hughes. 4% 3 votes.Barry Simmons. 4% 3 votes.Steve Cooke. 1% 1 vote.Pat Gibson. 3% 2 votes.CJ De Mooi or Daphne Fowler (OTHER) 4% 3 votes.

Who is the best Egghead?

From the possible nine, there’s one ring leader, Kevin Ashman. Kevin is the Lionel Messi of Eggheads. He showed this a fortnight ago by winning the Quiz World Championship for the third year in a row.

Is Kevin from Eggheads married?

Jun 3, 2019 Renowned English Quiz Player Kevin Ashman Is Happy Being Single: Not Married to Anyone.