James Bowen

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Birthday
15, 1979
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
England

About

English author and London street performer who co-wrote two international bestselling memoirs: A Street Cat Named Bob and its sequel, The World According to Bob.

Before Fame

In 2007, he first encountered his beloved cat, Bob (the subject of his popular books), in the streets of London.

Trivia

A schizophrenic, manic depressive, and heroin addict, he suffered bouts of homelessness.

Family Life

Born in Surrey, England, he briefly lived in Australia with his mother following his parents' divorce, returning to his native country in the late 1990s.

Associated With

He and popular comedian Eddie Izzard both started out as London street performers.