Vale: Malcolm T. Elliott
Former Sydney radio personality who was a regular on Celebrity Squares, has died.
Former Sydney radio personality Malcolm T. Elliott, who was a regular on Celebrity Squares, has died aged 73.
He died from natural causes due to a heart condition.
He had a long broadcasting career including at radio stations 2UW, 2GB and 2UE.
In 1973 he was one of the 5 regulars on Celebrity Squares along with Bert Newton, Don Lane, Chelsea Brown, and Ugly Dave Gray, who gave Elliott the nickname of Malcolm T-shirt Elliott.
His television work included In Wollongong Tonight on WIN-4 in 1981, as a last minute replacement for Eric Walters. He had also worked at Channel 7 Adelaide hosting “Long-Weekend” movie marathons.
The media personality battled health problems over the past few years. He had five heart by-passes in 2004.
Sadly, he shared a Facebook post that he was ‘alone, homeless and desperate’ in Lismore just days before he died.
— The Morning Show (@morningshowon7) August 8, 2019
Source: Daily Mail