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James Corden (18.08.1980) is an English comedian and comedy writer. He rose to notoriety when the BBC comedy series Gavin and Stacey was broadcast.

Childhood: James Corden grew up in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. As a child, he studied drama at Jackie Palmer Stage School, as well as attending Holmer Green Senior School and the Misbourne School.

Personal Life: James Corden has been involved in an on-off relationship with the Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps actress Sheridan Smith. Lily Allen asked Corden about his relationship status on her chat show, to which he replied 'It's complicated'.

Corden is a fan of West Ham United football club. He often attends matches with the comedian Russell Brand.

Career: Corden's first stage role was in the musical Martin Guerre. Following that, he appeared in the TV series Fat Friends, which was written by Kay Mellor and Boyz Unlimited.

In the first series of Teachers, in 2001, Corden played a geeky student. He also appeared in the debut series of David Walliams and Matt Lucas' Little Britain. In 2002, James Corden appeared in All Or Nothing, by Mike Leigh.

James Corden had a small role in Hollyoaks but has since commented that he would never want to go back to the series. He then took the role of Timms in a stage production of Alan Bennett's The History Boys.

Corden's breakthrough hit came when he wrote Gavin and Stacey with Ruth Jones, his co-star from Fat Friends. The series also stars Mathew Horne and Rob Brydon. Corden co-hosted Big Brother's Big Mouth with Mathew Horne in August 2007.

In 2008, James Corden landed a role in the film version of Toby Young's autobiography, How To Lose Friends and Alienate People, which also starred Simon Pegg. He followed this with a new sketch show with Mathew Horne, entitled Horne and Corden and a film entitled Lesbian Vampire Killers. The release of the film was met with a frosty reception from British film critics. Shortly before the release of the film, Horne and Corden had presented the 2009 BRIT Awards with Kylie Minogue, to a mixed reception.

In 2008. Corden won the BAFTA for Best Comedy Performance, in addition to Gavin and Stacey winning the Programme of the Year, beating The Apprentice and Britain's Got Talent.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

James Corden attends the world premiere of 'The Emoji Movie' at Regency Village Theatre in Westwood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 23rd July 2017

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David Beckham Shares Hilariously 'Posh' Photo Of James Corden


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James Corden has kept his promise of making his London 'Late Late Show' residency as silly as possible in the wake of the city's terror attacks by dressing up as Victoria Beckham - much to her ex-footballer husband's delight. He actually looks rather graceful.

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The talk show host donned a wavy brunette wig, a white fur jacket, glittering earrings and what looks like a black sequined top in sneak preview photograph of his forthcoming 'Late Late Show' episode. With a glamorous boudoir backdrop, David Beckham stood next to him in a tuxedo, starring earnestly into the camera while adjusting his sleeves as James looks upon him admiringly.

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Ed Sheeran Admits Hitting Justin Bieber In The Face With A Golf Club On 'Carpool Karaoke'


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There was some seriously electric chemistry between Ed Sheeran and James Corden on his latest 'Carpool Karaoke' segment for 'The Late Late Show', where the pair harmonised with each other perfectly to some of the former's greatest singles - along with a couple of other pop hits.

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It's the episode we've all been waiting for, seeing James Corden picking up Ed Sheeran in downtown LA on his way to work on the pretence that the latter left his guitar at James' house. In reality, the guitar was there to make Ed feel a little more comfortable with the journey ahead, as he later revealed.

Continue reading: Ed Sheeran Admits Hitting Justin Bieber In The Face With A Golf Club On 'Carpool Karaoke'

This Is Not A Country That Feels Afraid: James Corden Shares Thoughts After London Attack


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In the wake of the recent terror attack in London, James Corden - who has been shooting 'The Late Late Show' in the city - opens up about his love for the city and the pride he feels about the people that live there, as well as the fearless attitude he feels from his hometown.

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James Corden once again opened his show with a monologue about yet another attack on British soil, but this time there was a joy to his tone directed at the attitudes of his fellow Londoners. He couldn't be more thrilled to be back at home once again.

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James Corden pictured at the UEFA Champions League Final held at National Stadium of Wales - Cardiff, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th June 2017

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James Corden And Ed Sheeran 'Sing' In Carpool Karaoke UK Teaser


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James Corden is bringing 'The Late Late Show' to London for the very first time where none other than Ed Sheeran will be joining him for a hugely anticipated Carpool Karaoke session. The show will air next week on CBS with a host of exciting guests for the rest of the show.

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The British star will take along his famous acoustic guitar on a car journey with the London-born talk show host, where they'll sing along to some of 26-year-old Ed's greatest tunes from 'Castle on the Hill' to 'Sing' as we can see in the brief teaser for the episode.

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James Corden out on the streets filming 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in Aldwych - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 31st May 2017

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James Corden Delivers A Stirring Message To The 'Strong, Proud, Caring' People Of Manchester


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Following the horrific bombing attack on the Manchester Arena in England last night following an Ariana Grande concert, James Corden has delivered a heartfelt monologue addressing the incident and paying his respects to a city in turmoil and the families of the victims.

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'The Late Late Show' suspended its humour for a moment with a speech by a shocked looking James Corden. In a brief statement, he spoke about the love that he has for the UK city which he has visited many times before, and the people within it that are suffering following the attack.

Continue reading: James Corden Delivers A Stirring Message To The 'Strong, Proud, Caring' People Of Manchester

Emoji Movie Trailer


We use Emojis in text messages and social media everyday, but have you ever thought about what these images get up to when you put away your iPhone? When a high school boy goes to send his crush a 'Meh' emoji, it turns into something quite different. To the disappointment of his parents, Gene has never been quite as apathetic as he's expected to be, so when he messes up his moment it causes quite the problem for everyone else. Now the boy thinks his phone is broken, and he's on the way to get it re-set. That's not looking good for the emojis who find themselves desperately trying to back-up their world in the Cloud before their whole world gets wiped out. Meanwhile, Gene is about to learn that having more than one expression may not be such a bad thing after all.

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Harry Styles Joins James Corden For 'Carpool Karaoke'


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Harry Styles’ week-long residency of James Corden’s ‘The Late Late Show’ has culminated in what all 1D fans would have been praying for – an episode of the legendary ‘Carpool Karaoke’!

On Thursday night’s show (May 18th), rounding off four nights’ worth of Styles showcasing tracks from his brand new debut solo album, the former One Direction singer joined Corden in blasting out some more of his songs while cruising round Los Angeles, trying on a few bizarre outfits to boot!

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James Corden To Host The Grammy Awards Once Again In 2018


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James Corden will reprise his role as the host of the Grammy Awards ceremony in 2018, having impressed fans and CBS producers with his performance at this year’s awards, it has been confirmed.

The 38 year old British host of the ‘The Late Late Show’ fronted the Grammys for the first time back in February, and CBS announced on Wednesday (May 17th) during an upfront presentation to advertisers at New York’s Carnegie Hall that Corden would be doing so again, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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James Corden at the 2017 Turner Upfront event held at Madison Square Garden - New York, United States - Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Talk Show Hosts Hilariously Roast Donald Trump Over Decision To Fire James Comey


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Since the news broke earlier this week that President Donald Trump had fired the director of the FBI James Comey, people around the world have reacted with a mixture of shock and incredulity. It's a crazy situation, and one that Stephen Colbert, James Corden and Jimmy Kimmel have been making light of.

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Despite the fact that Trump's presidency is actually quite terrifying for the people who live in America, you can't deny that the man has high entertainment value. He makes himself extremely easy to make fun of, especially when he's living up to his 'Apprentice' catchphrase 'You're fired!'.

Continue reading: Talk Show Hosts Hilariously Roast Donald Trump Over Decision To Fire James Comey

James Corden Dropped The Mic With Riz Ahmed... And Lost


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There was certainly a lot of beef in the room when James Corden and Riz Ahmed went against each other for the exciting 'Drop The Mic' segment of 'The Late Late Show' this week. It's safe to say, Riz MC killed it. 

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With 'more bars than Willy Wonka', according to QuestLove, James Corden is introduced onto the stage to face-off against 'Rogue One' star Riz Ahmed, who happens to also be a rapper in the hip-hop collective Swet Shop Boys.

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James Corden, Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe seen entering 'An Evening of Laughs with James Corden and The Late Late Show' held at the Dolby Theatre - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 23rd March 2017

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James Corden

Date of birth

22nd August, 1978

Occupation

TV Presenter

Sex

Male

Height

1.73






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