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Jimmy Carr

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Birthday
15, 1972
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
London, England

About

English stand-up comedian and television actor known for hosting the U.K.'s 8 out of 10 Cats. In 2006, he published a book, The Naked Jape: Uncovering the Hidden World of Jokes, on the history and theory of joke-telling.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in political science but was unable to find employment after graduation. He eventually attained a short-term marketing job with Shell.

Trivia

He made the Guinness Book of World Records as the first comedian to perform a stand-up gig to an audience in cyberspace.

Family Life

In 2001, he began a relationship with Karoline Copping.

Associated With

He wrote material for the Meet Ricky Gervais show.