The comedian, 60, presented Big Break, The Generation Game and The Jim Davidson Show and has been awarded an OBE for his services to charity. He also performs for the troops.
Away from the spotlight, Jim has had four failed marriages and spent time in rehab for an alcohol addiction. In 2006, Jim was declared bankrupt.
A year later, Jim appeared in a celebrity episode of Hell's Kitchen and had a run-in with former Big Brother presenter Brian Dowling.
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