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Bill Bailey

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Birthday
13, 1965
Birthplace
Bath, England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1965 (age 56)
Birthplace
Bath, England

About

English comedian and actor who is best known for his role in Black Books, as well as for his appearances on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Have I Got News for You, and QI. In 2013 he produced a two-part documentary, Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero. He became a competitor on the 18th series of the BBC show Strictly Come Dancing and won, becoming the show's oldest winner at the age of 55.

Before Fame

He was the leader of his high school band called Behind Closed Doors. He later studied English at Westfield College for a year.

Trivia

He made Channel 4's 2007 and 2010 100 Greatest Stand-Ups lists as number 7.

Family Life

He married Kristin Bailey in 1998 and the couple had a son, Dax, in 2003. His father was a medical practitioner and his mother worked in a hospital ward.

Associated With

He was in the film Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, which starred Emma Thompson.