The name ‘Daddo’ is one that will have a certain demographic of Australians nodding their head in recognition.
One in particular may bring an even bigger pang of nostalgia, adorning the walls of many bedrooms during the 1980s.
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The eldest of the five Daddo siblings (including twin brothers Andrew and Jamie, Lochie and sister Belinda), Cameron was the host of children’s television show Off The Dish in the ’80s, which led him to host his own cartoon show aptly called The Cameron Daddo Cartoon Show.
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From 1987 to 1988, he hosted the dating show Perfect Match at just 21 years old, making him the youngest host of an Australian game show.
Then he moved to acting. After playing the lead in telemovie Bony, Daddo won the Silver Logie for the most popular actor in 1992 for Golden Fiddles and again the next year for Tracks of Glory.