James Corden

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James Corden

Photograph: Rankin

Acting

Agent: Ruth Young
First Assistant: Zoe Bone
Second Assistant: Jenny Molyneux

James is currently hosting THE LATE LATE SHOW for CBS.

Nominee for 2015 BAFTA TV Award for Scripted Comedy for THE WRONG MANS
Nominee for 2015 BAFTA Craft Award for Writer in Comedy for THE WRONG MANS
Winner for 2014 BAFTA Award for Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme for A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
Nominee for 2014 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Programme for THE WRONG MANS
Nominee for 2013 Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical for THE WRONG MANS
Winner of 2013 Royal Television Society Award for Writer Comedy for THE WRONG MANS
Winner of 2012 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Play for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Winner of 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Winner of 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Nominee for 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Winner of 2012 Whatsonstage Award for Best Actor in a Play for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Nominee for 2008 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Actor and Nominee for 2008 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner of 2008 Writers Guild Award for Best TV Comedy for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner of 2008 Best Comedy Performance Television BAFTA for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner of 2008 BAFTA Sky+ Audience Award for Programme of the Year for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner 2008 GQ Breakthrough Talent Award.
Winner 2008 Edinburgh TV Award for Non-Terrestrial Programme of the Year Award for GAVIN AND STACEY. Winner 2008 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Comedy/Entertainment Programme for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner 2008 South Bank Award for Comedy for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner 2007 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Newcomer for GAVIN AND STACEY.
Winner 2007 British Comedy Award for Best New TV Comedy for GAVIN AND STACEY.

Film

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

KILL YOUR FRIENDS

Waters

Owen Harris

Pinewood Films No.9 Limited

THE LADY IN THE VAN

Street Trader

Nicholas Hytner

Van Productions Limited

INTO THE WOODS

The Baker

Rob Marshall

Walt Disney Studios

BEGIN AGAIN

Steve

John Carney

Exclusive Media Group

ONE CHANCE

Paul Potts

David Frankel

Relevant Entertainment

3 MUSKETEERS

Planchet

Paul W.S Anderson

Constantin Film

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

Jinks

Rob Letterman

Twentieth Century Fox

LESBIAN VAMPIRE KILLERS

Fletch

Phil Claydon

AV Pictures

TELSTAR

Clem Cattini

Nick Moran

Aspiration Films

HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS & ALIENATE PEOPLE

Thin Man

Robert B Weide

Alienate Ltd

PIERREPOINT

Kirky

Adrian Shergold

Granada

HEROES AND VILLAINS

Sam

Selwyn Roberts

One Vision Films

STARTER FOR TEN

Tone

Tom Vaughan

Scamp

THE HISTORY BOYS

Timms

Nicholas Hytner

History Boys Ltd

HEARTLANDS

Shady

Damien O'Donnell

Heartland Films Ltd

ALL OR NOTHING

Rory

Mike Leigh

Thin Man Films

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO HAROLD SMITH

Walter

Peter Howitt

West Eleven Films

TWENTYFOURSEVEN

Tonka

Shane Meadows

Scala

NEW SHORT FILM

James

Shane Meadows

Channel 4

Other

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (pilot and series 1 - 6)

Host

CPL Productions Limited

JAMES CORDEN'S WORLD CUP LIVE

Presenter

ITV

Radio

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

THE HISTORY BOYS

Timms

David Hunter/ Richard Wortley

BBC Radio

Stage

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

Francis

Nicholas Hytner

Royal National Theatre / Music Box Theatre NY

A RESPECTABLE WEDDING

The Friend

Joe Hill-Gibbons

Young Vic

MARTIN GUERRE - original cast

Ensemble

Prince Edward Theatre

THE HISTORY BOYS

Timms

Nicholas Hytner

Royal National Theatre

Television

Production / CharacterDirectorCompany

THE WRONG MANS - Series 2

Phil

Jim Field-Smith

BBC

ROALD DAHL'S ESIO TROT

Narrator

Dearbhla Walsh

BBC

THE WRONG MANS

Phil

Jim Field-Smith

BBC & Hulu

DR WHO: CLOSING TIME

Craig

Steve Hughes

DW Productions Ltd for BBC 1

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD

Mouse

Uwe Heidschötter & Johannes Weiland

Orange Eyes Limited

GAVIN AND STACEY Series 3

Smithy

Chris Gernon

Baby Cow Productions

DR WHO: THE LODGER

Catherine Morshead

Craig

DW Productions Ltd for BBC 1

GAVIN AND STACEY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Smithy

Chris Gernon

Baby Cow Productions

THE GRUFFALO

Mouse

Max Lang & Jakob Schuh

Magic Light Pictures

HORNE AND CORDEN

Various

Kathy Burke

Tiger Aspect

HEY HEY WE'RE THE MONKS

Gary Woodcroft

Ed Bye

BBC TV

GAVIN AND STACEY

Smithy

Chris Gernon

Baby Cow Productions

LITTLE BRITAIN

Dewi

Matt Lipsey

BBC TV

FAT FRIENDS (series 1-4)

Jamie Rymer

Various

Tiger Aspect

CRUISE OF THE GODS

Russell

Declan Lowney

Baby Cow Productions

DALZIEL & PASCOE: THE PRICE OF FAME

Ben

David Wheatley

BBC TV

JUDGE JOHN DEED

Ham

BBC TV

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Bran

Brian Henson

Jim Henson Company

TEACHERS

Jeremy

Various

Tiger Aspect

BOYZ LIMITED

Gareth

Liddy Oldroyd

Hat Trick

Books

Agent: Robert Kirby
Assistant: Kate Walsh

James Corden is a British Comedian, and has appeared in award-winning comedy Gavin and Stacey and Alan Bennett's The History boys.

His autobiography, MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE? is out now.

Non-Fiction

Publication DetailsNotes
2011

Century

As far back as he can remember James Corden has only ever wanted to be in one place: in front of you, doing something to make you cry, shout, scream or giggle uncontrollably; whether it’s entertaining the congregation at his baby sister’s christening at the age of four, clowning around in class, or snogging Sue Barker in front of thousands of people at Sports Relief.

But it wasn’t that easy getting there. Growing up, his dad would drive him up and down to London for auditions, sometimes three or four times a week, only to be met with constant knockbacks. Even the teenage distractions of girls, forming his own pop group, attempted (and failed) shoplifting, or the endless detentions he’d get from exasperated teachers didn’t put him off. He knew where he wanted to be and he’d keep on trying until he got there.

May I Have Your Attention Please? Is the story of how it all happened. From his time as one of the founding players of his school’s first ever rugby team to nationwide fame as the loveably loud Smithy in the award-winning Gavin and Stacey, this is a tenderly – and very funnily – told story of what it’s like to try, try and try again and get there in the end.