Dec 2012: Zurich's top salesman for 10th year running.
2007-2009: Managed baggage-handler terrorist-attack hero John Smeaton, taking him to No. 10 Downing Street, New York, and the Edinburgh Festival
1998-1999: Became comedy genius Jerry Sadowitz’s 12th manager - he was surprisingly easygoing, likeable and not at all difficult to manage, but I thought it was probably best to resign - before I could be fired.
August 1995: First time father at 48 with the birth of daughter, Lily.
June 1990: Sold world's largest life policy - $100m - still recorded by Guinness Book of Records
1984: Discovered unknown pop group Curiosity Killed the Cat, and turned them into chart-topping sensation
March 1982: Sold a life insurance policy to a Mafia hit man; he didn’t disclose his occupation. He said he was a wine bar proprietor in Surbiton.
May 1979: Founded Comedy Store.
October 1976: First salesman to sell 100 policies in one month
1971: Selling Life insurance on the King’s Road. I’m the Charles Manson lookalike at right.