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Des Bishop

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Comedian who all rose to popularity for his Television show, The Des Bishop Function Knowledge on RTE Two. He afterwards went on to execute over the critically-acclaimed Television show, Joy within the Hood. He also composed the memoir, MY FATHER Was Nearly Adam Bond, that was motivated by his very own father. He began working being a comedian in Ireland in the past due 1990’s hosting displays on the International Humor Cellar. He was identified as having testicular cancers in 2000 and utilized it as humor material. He was created in London, Britain, but raised in Queens, NY. He transferred to Ireland when he was 16. He proved helpful on the International Comedy Cellar alongside Irish comedian Ardal O’Hanion.

Quick Facts


Full Name Des Bishop
Date Of Birth November 12, 1975
Place Of Birth London, England
Profession Comedian
Education St. Francis Preparatory School, University College Cork, St Peter's College, Wexford
Nationality American, Irish
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Dublin, Ireland [December 2005]
2Des Bishop was the son of actor and model Michael Bishop and discussed his father's career in his 2010 stage show and documentary, "My Dad Was Nearly James Bond." Des Bishop's reminiscences about his father were also published in a book of the same title in 2011.
3Moved from New York City to Dublin, Ireland in August 1990 when he was 14 years old.
4Born in the UK but grew up in New York City.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Just for Laughs2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Des Bishop: Joy in the Hood2006TV Series series concept
Des Bishop Live at Vicar Street2005TV Special

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ros na Rún2008TV SeriesEoin Ó Griofa
In America2002Stockbroker in Taxi
Any Time Now2002TV SeriesChuck Rogers

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In America2002performer: "I Got Mad Words" / writer: "I Got Mad Words"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Des Bishop Work Experience2004TV Mini-Series documentary series developer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show2004-2016TV SeriesHimself
Gotham Comedy Live2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
Spicks and Specks2008-2014TV SeriesHimself
Happy Camper2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Star
Just for Laughs2010TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
Cracker Night2010TV MovieHimself
Good News Week2010TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Award Winner
A Night at the Festival Club2008TV MovieHimself
4th Irish Film and Television Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Podge and Rodge Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Seoige and O'Shea2006TV SeriesHimself
Tubridy Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Anonymous2006TV SeriesHimself / Deco Farrell
Des Bishop: Joy in the Hood2006TV SeriesHimself
Des Bishop Live at Vicar Street2005TV SpecialHimself
Reverb2005TV SeriesHimself / Narrator
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Danish: Stand-up på udebane2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
'04: How Was It for You?2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Comic's Climb at the USCAF2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
New Year's Countdown2004TV MovieHimself
The Des Bishop Work Experience2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest New TalentThe Des Bishop Work Experience (2004)


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