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(bēd′l), George Wells 1903-1989.
American biologist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for discovering how genes transmit hereditary characteristics.
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County chairman Chris Blight said Beadle had to go because results were not good enough for one of the best supported teams at that level.
Beadle had been with the club for two-and-a-half years and took them twice to the verge of the play-offs, as well as a decent run in the FA Cup last term that ended in first-round proper defeat to Swansea City.
At his peak, Beadle was one of the most successful TV entertainers in Britain, presenting Game For ALaugh, Beadle's About and You've Been Framed.
Simon Farndon, technical manager for the Civic Hall, worked closely with Mr Beadle during the 33 performances of Cinderella.
As a stalwart of ITV for many years, Beadle regularly pulled in television audiences in excess of 15 million for Beadle's About and You've Been Framed.
Beadle was one of ITV's best known faces for more than 15 years, regularly pulling in audiences in excess of 15 million for shows such as Beadle's About and You've Been Framed.
BRITISH television stars have paid tribute to Jeremy Beadle, who died yesterday at the age of 59.
Beadle, who taught French and Spanish at Auburn High School between 1969 and 1973, back when the school's nickname was the Dandies.
County boss Peter Beadle opted for a 4-5-1 formation but despite being outnumbered in mid-field Thurrock dominated the first-half.
TV GAME show host Jeremy Beadle has had a major op after doctors found out by chance that he had cancer.