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Simon Amstell

Biography

British comedian who hosted both Popworld rather than Brain the Buzzcocks. He also co-wrote and starred in the BBC Two sitcom Grandma’s Home. He took component in the 1993 Route 4 game present GamesMaster, and appearing within a morning hours talk present, where he do the feeling of Dame Edna Everage. He initial appeared on Under no circumstances Brain the Buzzcocks, a pop quiz display, when it had been still hosted by Tag Lamarr, and guest-hosted for some time after Lamarr’s departure. He was created right into a Jewish family members, his parents divorcing when he was youthful, and he discusses both in his comedic routines. In 2012 he crossed the fish-pond to appear for the American pop quiz radio present, Wait Wait around… Don’t Inform Me!, which can be hosted by Peter Sagal.

Quick Facts


Full Name Simon Amstell
Date Of Birth November 29, 1979
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.78 m
Profession Comedian
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1He has a cat called Moses.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Something More2016Short
Simon Amstell: Numb2012TV Movie written by
Grandma's House2010-2012TV Series writer - 12 episodes
Skins2011TV Series story - 1 episode
Simon Amstell: Do Nothing2010Video
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2008TV Series written by - 1 episode
Buzzcocks... Imagine a Mildly Amusing Panel Show2007TV Movie
Skins2007TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Morning After Show2005TV Series written by - 6 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Silent Man2016Short completedAaron
Dr. Langeskov, the Tiger and the Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist2015Video GameThe Stage Manager (voice)
Grandma's House2010-2012TV SeriesSimon
Black Pond2011Eric Sacks

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Simon Amstell: Numb2012TV Movie co-producer
Simon Amstell: Do Nothing2010Video producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Something More2016Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amy2015/IIIDocumentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Just for Laughs: All-Access2015TV SeriesHimself
Brand: A Second Coming2015DocumentaryHimself
Conan2015TV SeriesHimself - Comic Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Comic
Late Show with David Letterman2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Simon Amstell: Numb2012TV MovieHimself
The Graham Norton Show2012TV SeriesHimself
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Imagine2007-2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2003-2011TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Presenter / Himself / ...
Simon Amstell: Do Nothing2010VideoHimself
Buzzcocks... Imagine a Mildly Amusing Panel Show2007TV MovieHimself
8 Out of 10 Cats2005TV SeriesHimself
The Morning After Show2005TV SeriesHimself - Host
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 052005TV SpecialHimself
Popworld2001-2004TV SeriesPresenter / Himself - Presenter
Bo' Selecta!2003TV SeriesHimself
RI:SE2003TV SeriesHimself
Liquid News2002TV SeriesHimself
Gamesmaster1993TV SeriesHimself - Contestant

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Almost Famous III2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Comedy Superstars 20102010VideoHimself (uncredited)
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
Almost Famous II2009TV Movie documentary
The Graham Norton Show2012TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Comedy Entertainment PersonalityNever Mind the Buzzcocks (1996)
2007RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Entertainment PerformanceNever Mind the Buzzcocks (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Writers' Guild of Great Britain AwardWriters' Guild of Great BritainBest Television ComedyGrandma's House (2010)· Dan Swimer
2010British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest New TV ComedyGrandma's House (2010)· Dan Swimer
2008BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Entertainment PerformanceNever Mind the Buzzcocks (1996)


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#Trademark
1Curly hair
2Quirky Dark wit, which may sometimes be controversial

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