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Australian radio personality
Born: September 15, 1931, Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: August 5, 2021, Sydney, Australia
Spouse: Mardi Henderson (m. ?–2021)
Awards: Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television, Logie Awards Hall of Fame
Birthdate ( Age)15 September 1931
Place of BirthDunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status Married
ChildrenNicole and Jody
ParentsName not known
ProfessionAustralian radio and television personality
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Henderson was married to Mardi Ozoux from 1966 until his death. Together, they had two children, Nicole and Jodie.
He also had two children from his first marriage.
Henderson revealed he had throat cancer in 2014. He previously had other cancers; doctors said his prognosis was good.
In February 2020, it was announced that Henderson had kidney cancer and that he had opted not to receive treatment.
Henderson died on 5 August 2021 at his home in Sydney. He was 89 years old.
Henderson hosted the Sydney weeknight news for Nine from 1957 until his retirement in 2002, becoming Australia’s longest-serving news presenter.
He also hosted Bandstand from 1958 until 1972.
Henderson had two daughters, Jody and Nicole, with long-time wife Mardi.
Henderson also had two children from his first marriage.
He won two Gold Logies in his life, the first in 1968 as the host of Bandstand.
Henderson was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year. (9News)
In 2013 he received a second, when he became the 30th member of the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame.
He was also made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2009 for his contributions to TV news, entertainment, and journalism.
Henderson survived multiple battles with cancer, before opting not to receive treatment for kidney cancer last year.
Overton interviewed Henderson not long after that diagnosis, and said he had not been scared of death.
“I asked him how he felt about death and he said that when he is on the other side and one day when I come over, we could catch up for a drink,” Overton wrote.
Henderson was Australia’s longest-serving newsreader, arriving in the country in 1953 to work as a DJ, before working for Channel Nine between 1957 and 2002.
He also hosted the popular Australian version of music show Bandstand from 1958 to 1972, which launched the careers of artists such as Peter Allen and the Bee Gees.
He won two Gold Logies during his illustrious career, the first in 1968 as the host of Bandstand.
Brian received his second in 2013, when he became the 30th member of the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame.
He retired from television in 2002.
Brian Weir Henderson AM was a Gold Logie-winning Australian radio and television personality and pioneer known for his long association with the Nine Network in Australia, as a television news anchor and variety show presenter and as host of Bandstand the Australian version of the US music program American Bandstand.
Henderson was born in New Zealand and is nicknamed “Hendo”.
In 2014, Henderson revealed he was suffering from throat cancer.