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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

Selena Gomez Joins James Corden For Rollercoaster 'Carpool Karaoke'


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Selena Gomez really shook things up when she took the passenger seat for the latest edition of ‘Carpool Karaoke’ with James Corden, by making the host take a ride on a roller coaster. Gomez thought that the hard-working late night host needed a bit of fun, but Corden wasn't quite prepared for what she had in store.

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Matt LeBlanc Reveals The Real Reason He Took 'Top Gear' Job


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While the newly re-launched ‘Top Gear’ might not be setting the world alight, the show’s co-presenter Matt LeBlanc has, for many, emerged as the main star. However, the American favourite has revealed that he took the job for only one reason – he needed it.

Speaking to chat show host James Corden on ‘The Late, Late Show’ on Wednesday evening (June 15th), LeBlanc admitted that he was in need of a job when he was offered it late last year.

Matt LeBlancMatt LeBlanc filming 'Top Gear' in London in February 2016

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Talk Cher The Babysitter And Wrestle James Corden On 'Carpool Karaoke'


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Seriously, James Corden? Every single episode of 'Carpool Karaoke' seems to top the one before it, no matter how difficult it is to fathom that possibility. I mean, who's he going to bring in to top his latest guests the Red Hot Chili Peppers?

James CordenJames Corden invites Red Hot Chili Peppers along for a Los Angeles drive

The Red Hot Chili Peppers brought the most entertaining rendition of 'The Late Late Show''s most-loved segment 'Carpool Karaoke' so far. Not only did we get to hear the band sing along to some of their best hits including 'Californication', 'Dark Necessities' and 'Under The Bridge', but we also got to see frontman Anthony Kiedis and James Corden have a wrestling match and go topless with Flea.

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2016 Tony Awards - Arrivals

James Corden - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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Adele Breaks Down As She Pays Tribute To Orlando Victims


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International superstar Adele broke down during her latest concert in Antwerp on Sunday (12 June) as she paid tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting carried out in a gay nightclub over the weekend.

AdeleAdele explained the LGBTQI community was really close to her heart

The Make You Feel My Love singer played her gig in Belgium less than 24 hours after America’s worst mass shooting on record and struggled to retain her composure as she addressed the tragedy.

Continue reading: Adele Breaks Down As She Pays Tribute To Orlando Victims

2016 Tony Awards - Arrivals

James Corden , Julia Carey - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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2016 Tony Awards - Arrivals

James Corden , Julia Carey - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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James Corden Reveals His Dream And Nightmare 'Carpool Karaoke' Guests


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So far James Corden has welcomed stars including Adele, Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber on ‘Carpool Karaoke’, but who would the host most like to have in his passenger seat? Well during a recent round of 73 questions with Vogue, Corden revealed his dream karaoke partner and also the one star he wouldn't stop his car for.

James CordenWho would be James Corden’s dream ‘Carpool Karaoke’ guest?

Corden went for a bit of an obvious choice and picked Beyoncé as the person he’d most like to have a sing-a-long with in the car, which we imagine would be his most epic episode yet. But as for his nightmare guest, Corden picked former roommate Dominic Cooper, jokingly adding, ‘he can walk’.

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James Corden Raps With Lin-Manuel Miranda In Broadway Inspired Carpool Karaoke


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James Corden has upped his game by getting Lin-Manuel Miranda onto his latest episode of 'Carpool Karaoke' in the run up to the annual Tony Awards this weekend. This is a treat that Broadway fans will not want to miss as he invites a number of extra guests along for an amazing sing-a-long.

James CordenCould James Corden's Carpool Karaoke get any better?

The Tony Awards is coming on Sunday (June 12th 2016) and, of course, 'Hamilton' is up for no less than sixteen prizes. James Corden of 'The Late Late Show' is set to host the theatre prize ceremony, and so he invited 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda for a ride around New York for 'Carpool Karaoke', singing along to some of the best rap numbers from the show such as 'Alexander Hamilton' and 'Guns And Ships'. It's worth noting that James Corden absolutely deserves to be cast in that show in the future.

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4th Annual CBS Television Studios Summer Soiree - Arrivals

James Corden - 4th Annual CBS Television Studios Summer Soiree at Palihouse - Arrivals - West Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 2nd June 2016

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James Corden Mocks Anne Hathaway's 'Awful' British Accent During Epic Rap Battle


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Anne Hathaway squared off with ‘Late Late Show’ host James Corden in an epic rap battle on Tuesday’s edition of the show, where nothing was off limits. During the battle, Corden took aim at the Oscar-winning actress for her British accent in the 2011 movie One Day, describing it as 'awful'.

Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway faced James Corden in an epic rap battle.

Corden was up first, taking the mic and rapping: 'I admit that Anne is both talented and sweet, and it's hard to say anything about her that's mean. But I'm gonna try my best and air it out like tank tops, and like her movie Get Smart, her rhymes are gonna flop'.

Continue reading: James Corden Mocks Anne Hathaway's 'Awful' British Accent During Epic Rap Battle

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James Corden - Keep Memory Alive Rolls Out The Red Carpet For 20th Annual Power Of Love Gala Honoring Tony Bennett - Arrivals at MGM Grand Garden Arena - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Saturday 21st May 2016

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Nick Jonas Grilled By James Corden AND Demi Lovato On 'Carpool Karaoke'


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It was an intriguing episode of ‘Carpool Karaoke’ this week, as James Corden took the opportunity to grill Nick Jonas about his love life along with fellow pop star guest Demi Lovato.

The two singers, who are long-time friends and musical collaborators, are embarking on a joint tour of North America on June 29th that will last for 42 dates until September 17th. They both appeared in the popular segment of Corden’s ‘The Late Late Show’ on Monday night (May 16th) to drive around L.A. and sing along to their own hits.

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato performing at Wango Tango in May 2016

Continue reading: Nick Jonas Grilled By James Corden AND Demi Lovato On 'Carpool Karaoke'

Gordon Ramsay Announces He And Wife Tana Expecting Their Fifth Child


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Gordon Ramsay has announced that he and his wife Tana are expecting their fifth child together in September this year.

The 49 year old celebrity chef broke the news on James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’ in the States on Thursday night (May 12th). He and his wife, 41, already have four teenage children together: daughters Megan (17), Holly (16) and Matilda (14) and one son, Jack (16).

During the interview, Ramsay announced it by pausing when talking about his family. “We have three girls and a boy… and one more on the way.”

Continue reading: Gordon Ramsay Announces He And Wife Tana Expecting Their Fifth Child

Gwen Stefani Joined By George Clooney AND Julia Roberts In Star-Studded 'Carpool Karaoke'


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James Corden’s massively successful ‘Carpool Karaoke’ saw its most star-studded edition yet this week, as main guest Gwen Stefani was joined by both George Clooney and Julia Roberts!

The latest instalment of the viral favourite, broadcast on Wednesday night’s ‘The Late Late Show’ (May 4th), saw Corden pick up 46 year old Stefani and they rattled through both her old and new hits as they drove around Los Angeles.

Firstly, they belted out ‘Don’t Speak’, the anthemic breakthrough hit for Stefani’s former group No Doubt way back in 1997 which was a chart-topper around the world.

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James Corden

Date of birth

22nd August, 1978

Occupation

TV Presenter

Sex

Male

Height

1.73






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When a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are unable to have children...

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Take a sneak peak of forthcoming musical fairytale flick 'Into The Woods' in this short...

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When a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are cursed by a witch...

Begin Again Movie Review

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Fans of the Oscar-winning 2006 Irish film Once (and its more recent stage-musical adaptation) may...

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Dan Mulligan is a former record executive who has just been spectacularly dismissed by the...

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