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Alan Carr

Biography

British comedian known for his witty observational comedy. He provides hosted The Fri Night Task with Justin Lee Collins and a radio present, Dating Alan Carr, on BBC Radio 2. He graduated from Middlesex School with a level in Theatre Research and in 2001, he gained the City Lifestyle Greatest Newcomer of the entire year as well as the BBC New Humor Prize. In 2007, he gained the British Humor Award for Greatest Live OPERATE. He provides one younger sibling called Gary and he’s openly gay. Like Ricky Gervais, he’s a successful British isles comedian.

Quick Facts


Full Name Alan Carr
Date Of Birth June 14, 1976
Died November 29, 2006, Benalmádena, Spain
Place Of Birth Weymouth, England
Height 1.78 m
Profession Comedian
Education Weston Favell Academy, Middlesex University
Nationality British
Parents Graham Carr, Christine Carr
Siblings Gary Carr
Awards British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance, British Comedy Award for the Best Comedy Entertainment Personality, National Television Award for Most Popular Chat Show Host, British Comedy Award for the Best Live Stand-Up, National Television Award for Most Popular Talk Show
Nominations National Television Award for Most Popular Entertainment Presenter, The King or Queen of Comedy, British Comedy Award for the Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist
Movies Nativity!, Pub Royale
TV Shows Alan Carr: Chatty Man, The Sunday Night Project, Alan Carr's Specstacular, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong, The Singer Takes It All, The Million Pound Drop, Comic Relief 2011, Stand Up to Cancer UK, Alan Carr's Happy Hour, The Price Is Right
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Born and raised in Northampton, England.
2In 2001 he was in joint third place with Michael Downey in the So You Think You're Funny Competition at the Edinburgh Festival
3Son of professional footballer Graham Carr.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2015TV Special
Alan Carr: Chatty ManTV Series 9 episodes, 2012 - 2014 written by - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2014TV Special
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2012TV Special
Alan Carr's Summertime Specstacular 22012TV Special
Alan Carr: Spexy Beast Live2011Video writer
The Sunday Night Project2008-2009TV Series writer - 7 episodes
The Friday Night Project2006-2008TV Series writer - 13 episodes
Alan Carr: Tooth Fairy - Live2007Video documentary written by

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alan Carr's 12 Stars of Christmas2016TV SeriesHost
National Treasure2016TV Mini-SeriesAlan Carr
Nativity!2009The Critic
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2008TV SeriesFrances
Lead Balloon2007TV SeriesDarryl Pinkton

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loose Women2008-2016TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr's Happy Hour2016TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything2016TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Himself - Presenter / ...
Skavlan2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2015TV SpecialHimself - Host
Jack Dee Live at the Apollo2007-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Ross Noble: Freewheeling2015TV SeriesHimself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2014TV SpecialHimself - Host
Pride of Britain Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Through the Keyhole2014TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
The Singer Takes It All2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Presenter
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2013TV MovieHimself
Strictly Come Dancing2013TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
This Morning2004-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the 80s2013TV SpecialHimself - Contestant
The Last Leg2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
Arqiva British Academy Television Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Jonathan Ross Show2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2007-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Announcer
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2012TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Royal Variety Performance 20122012TV MovieHimself - Performer
MTV Europe Music Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
Pride of Britain Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s2012TV SpecialHimself - Contestant
Alan Carr's Summertime Specstacular 22012TV SpecialHimself - Host
National Television Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
National Television Awards: The Party2012TV SpecialHimself
Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular2011TV MovieHimself - Host
Catherine Tate: Laughing at the Noughties2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Children in Need2011TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Spexy Beast Live2011VideoHimself
Who Do You Think You Are?2011TV Series documentaryHimself
My Favourite Joke2011TV SeriesHimself
Chris Moyles Quiz Night2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Paul O'Grady Live2011TV SeriesHimself
Fern2011TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Comic Relief: Red Nose Day 20112011TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Brit Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
Barbara Windsor: A Comedy Roast2011TV MovieHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2011TV SpecialHimself - Contestant
The Saturdays: 24/72010TV SeriesHimself
The 5 O'Clock Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Sex and the City 2: Premiere Special2010TV SpecialHimself - Guest
National Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Alternative Election Night2010TV MovieHimself
Sharon Osbourne: A Comedy Roast2010TV Special documentaryHimself
Channel 4's Comedy Gala2010TV MovieHimself
Brit Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The BRITs Encore2010TV MovieHimself
The BRITs Red Carpet2010TV MovieHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Xtra Factor2009TV SeriesHimself
The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself - Award Presenter
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice: You're Fired!2009TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Gok's Fashion Fix2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Justin Lee Collins Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself
Comic Relief 20092009TV SpecialColin Firth
Comic Relief: The Apprentice2009TV MovieHimself
Brit Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The BRITs 2009 Encore2009TV MovieHimself
The BRITs 2009 Red Carpet2009TV MovieHimself
The Sunday Night Project2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Himself - Presented by
Dancing on Ice2009TV SeriesHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2008TV SpecialHimself
Celebrity Ding Dong2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!2008TV SeriesHimself
Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live2008TV SeriesHimself - Sous Chef / Himself
The Graham Norton Show2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Pam: Girl on the Loose2008TV SeriesHimself
Top Gear2008TV SeriesHimself
The Friday Night Project2006-2008TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The 3rd TVNow Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
The Comedy Map of Britain2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Sport Relief 20082008TV MovieHimself
Brit Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
Alan Carr: Tooth Fairy - Live2007Video documentaryHimself
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz2007TV SpecialHimself - Contestant
TV Heaven, Telly Hell2007TV SeriesHimself
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryHimself
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One2007TV SpecialHimself
Brit Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Jools's Hootenanny2006TV SeriesHimself
8 Out of 10 Cats2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Best of the Worst2006TV SeriesHimself
The Law of the Playground2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Brainiac: Science Abuse2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Countdown2006TV SeriesHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2006TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2006TV SeriesHimself
An Audience with Joan Rivers2006TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20052005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Comedian
Big Brother's Efourum2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
FAQ U2005TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Brain Candy2002TV MovieHimself
Does Doug Know?2002TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHimself
Greatest Stand Up Comedians2013TV Movie documentaryHimself - 29th Place
I Am Britney Jean2013TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Katy Perry: Part of Me2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Live from Studio Five2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Gok's Fashion Fix2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Graham Norton Show2008TV SeriesHimself
100 Greatest Stand-Ups2007TV Special documentaryHimself
The Best of the Royal Variety2006TV Series

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular Chat Show HostAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2013BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Entertainment PerformanceAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2012National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular Talk ShowAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2012TRIC AwardTelevision and Radio Industries Club AwardsTV PersonalityAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2009TRIC AwardTelevision and Radio Industries Club AwardsTV Personality
2008British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Comedy Entertainment PersonalityThe Sunday Night Project (2008)
2007British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Live Stand-UpAlan Carr: Tooth Fairy - Live (2007)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular Entertainment PresenterAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2012BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Entertainment PerformanceAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2012British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsKing/Queen of Comedy
2011British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Comedy Entertainment PersonalityAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2009British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Comedy Entertainment PersonalityAlan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)
2008BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Entertainment PerformanceThe Friday Night Project (2005)· Justin Lee Collins
2008National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular Entertainment Presenter
2007British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Comedy Entertainment PersonalityThe Friday Night Project (2005)· Justin Lee Collins
2006British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Male Comedy NewcomerThe Friday Night Project (2005)· Justin Lee Collins


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#Quote
1I hate the fashion at the minute. How're we sposed to dress cool? It's all skinny fit jeans, neckerchiefs, straggly hair... I mean, I don't wanna look like David Essex. What do you accessorise with, a dog on a piece of string?


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