Alex Beresford

Alexander Isaac Beresford (born 17 October 1980) is an English TV presenter employed by ITV.[1]

Alex Beresford
Born
Alexander Isaac Beresford

(1980-10-17) 17 October 1980 (age 39)
OccupationTV presenter
Years active2004–present
EmployerITV
Notable credit(s)
Good Morning Britain
ITV Weather
Children1

Early lifeEdit

Beresford was born in Bristol, England. His mother is White British (English) and his father is Black British (Guyanese). He grew up in the Eastville area of Bristol and went to the Saint Thomas Moore RC (now Fairfield) in Stapleton in Bristol.

CareerEdit

Beresford primarily worked for The West Tonight on ITV West based in Bristol, originally as an autocue operative in August 2004, but later retrained as a weather presenter in 2005.[2]

He has also presented the national ITV Weather since 26 November 2007.

In February 2009 he transferred to The West Country Tonight on ITV West Country following the demise of ITV West.

He was set to join the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak as their weather presenter on a permanent basis, this after he made a guest appearance, presenting on 16 March 2012, however he quit for personal reasons, but still continued to present on a stand-in basis for Laura Tobin.[3] Daybreak was axed on 25 April 2014; it was replaced by a new show, Good Morning Britain where Beresford has continued to provide cover for Tobin. He appears both in the studio and on location at events elsewhere.[4]

Beginning on 30 April 2013, Alex presented a three-part series for Channel 4 called The World's Weirdest Weather.[5] The following year, he hosted four-part Channel 4 series Britain's Most Extreme Weather which began airing on 28 April 2014.

In June 2015, January 2016, April 2019 and June 2020 he presented four episodes of ITV's Tonight programme.[6][7]

Dancing on IceEdit

Beresford took part in the tenth series of Dancing on Ice in 2018, partnered with Brianne Delcourt.[8] He was the seventh celebrity to be eliminated from the show following a skate off with Kem Cetinay and his partner Alex Murphy.

Other projectsEdit

Beresford runs a Diversity School Tour Project where he visits inner-city schools to talk about media careers. He was also chosen for the national role model programme for young black men by Hazel Blears.[9] He donated a toy truck to the Evening Post Christmas Toy Appeal.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Beresford resides in Eastville, Bristol.[11][12]

Beresford separated from wife Natalia Natkaniec in 2019, together they have a son, Cruz.[13]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005–2009 The West Tonight Weather presenter
2007– ITV Weather Weather presenter
2009– ITV News West Country Weather presenter
2012–2014 Daybreak Weather presenter Stand-in presenter
2013–2014 The World's Weirdest Weather Presenter 2 series, 11 episodes
2014 Britain's Most Extreme Weather Presenter 1 series, 4 episodes
2014– Good Morning Britain Weather presenter
2015 Tonight - Alien Invaders Reporter 1 episode
2016 Tonight - Floods: Are We Ready for the Future Reporter 1 episode
2018 Dancing on Ice Contestant
Saturday Morning with James Martin Guest 1 episode
The Chase: Celebrity Special Contestant 1 episode
2019 Tonight - Knife Crime & Me Reporter 1 episode
2019 Ninja Warrior UK Contestant 1 episode
2020 Living On The Veg Guest 1 episode
2020 Tonight - Car Crime: Is My Car Safe? Reporter 1 episode
2020 All Around Britain Presenter Upcoming[14]

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