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Jack Dee is a Actor and Stand In British born on 24 september 1961 at London Borough of Bromley (United-kingdom)

Jack Dee

Jack Dee
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Birth name James Andrew Innes Dee
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 24 september 1961 (59 years) at London Borough of Bromley (United-kingdom)

James Andrew Innes "Jack" Dee (born 24 September 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer known for his sarcasm and deadpan humour. He is well known in the United Kingdom for writing and starring in the sitcom Lead Balloon and hosting the panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. He has also been a team captain on Shooting Stars and hosted Jack Dee: Live at the Apollo, which was nominated for a BAFTA in 2006. He also presented The Jack Dee Show, Jack Dee's Saturday Night and Jack Dee's Happy Hour. He won Celebrity Big Brother 1 in 2001.


Dee met Susan Jane Hetherington in 1986, when he was working as a waiter in Fulham and she was a receptionist at a nearby hotel. They married in Winchester, Hampshire, in 1989. Together, they have four children.

Dee suffered from depression, and he has claimed that his work is the best therapy for his condition, saying "if you have the impulse to be creative, you ignore it at your peril".

In his twenties, Dee worked at the Ritz in London and started drinking heavily. He attended church and attempted to become a priest. After he realised that was not for him he gave it up, and never quit drinking, although he would later describe his condition as "alcohol abuse" rather than alcoholism, which was the diagnosis at the time. Since the 1990s, he has advertised John Smith's Bitter, becoming known as "the midget with the widget".
Following his appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, he had a relapse, though did not attend AA meetings because he did not want paparazzi photographing him leaving the meetings.

In 2007, the Daily Express reported that he was in negotiations with publishers to release his autobiography. He signed with Doubleday in 2008 and the book, Thanks For Nothing: The Jack Dee Memoirs, was released in October 2009, along with an audiobook of the same title which he narrates. According to Dee, "it's really the story of how I got into comedy... It's kind of an autobiography but isn't, as it stops about 25 years ago. It goes right up to the first time I do stand up."

In February 2009, Dee and several other entertainers wrote an open letter to The Times supporting Bahá'í leaders, then on trial in Iran.

Dee is also a director of Open Mike Productions, which he also co-founded with Addison Cresswell, which produces shows for television and radio including Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and Alan Carr: Chatty Man.

Usually with

Mike Binder
Mike Binder
(1 films)
Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry
(3 films)
Nick Moran
Nick Moran
(2 films)
Clare Peploe
Clare Peploe
(1 films)
Paul Kaye
Paul Kaye
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jack Dee (7 films)

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The Last Drop, 1h43
Origin United-kingdom
Genres War, Action, Historical, Crime
Themes Political films
Actors Billy Zane, Michael Madsen, Neil Newbon, Karel Roden, Alexander Skarsgård, Tommy Flanagan
Roles Warren
Rating45% 2.2546952.2546952.2546952.2546952.254695
The film is set against the backdrop of World War II, during Operation Market Garden, the largest full scale airborne invasion in history. Corporal Powell (Newbon), an undercover British Intelligence officer, has been given command of a small unit of men, codenamed Matchbox. Their assignment is to retrieve a hoard of Dutch gold and art treasures, plundered by the Nazis, from a seemingly impregnable booby-trapped underground bunker. Simple enough, but when Matchbox is shot down short of the drop point their plan goes awry and Powell is forced to recruit the assistance of several colorful characters, including a smart-mouthed petty thief (Moran), a drunken bomb disposal expert (Flanagan), and a smooth talking pilot with a keen eye for smooth ladies (Zane).
Short Order, 1h40
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Emma de Caunes, Rade Šerbedžija, Cosma Shiva Hagen, Jack Dee, Vanessa Redgrave, Paul Kaye
Roles Harry Melville
Rating70% 3.5121553.5121553.5121553.5121553.512155
Fifi is an accomplished young chef who is constantly hounded with offers for her talents. Her food is so delicious that it takes on sexual symbol of its own and no one can look at food in the same way again. The film (drama) takes the viewers through the life and daily (night life here) of the chefs and the way they look at the work and how much they crave about food.
Spivs (2004)
, 1h35
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Actors Ken Stott, Nick Moran, Kate Ashfield, Dominic Monaghan, Jack Dee, Tamer Hassan
Roles Nigel
Rating55% 2.760362.760362.760362.760362.76036
Jack, Steve and Goat are East End London "spivs" (British slang for a black marketeer) who spend their days wheeling and dealing whenever and wherever they can. But not until they're landed with the juicy payoff they have been waiting for, involving a shady character who calls himself Villa, do they realize the trouble they've gotten themselves into. After opening a truck door thing they discover they weren't smuggling merchandise, rather they were smuggling people. The people run out of the cargo area. Jack is mad at Steve for not checking. Then suddenly they discover two small Albanian children a girl and a boy. Now they are in even more trouble.
Four Play
Four Play (2001)
, 1h27
Directed by Mike Binder
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Colin Firth, Mike Binder, Irène Jacob, Mariel Hemingway, Christopher Lawford, Stephen Fry
Roles Glen
Rating51% 2.562312.562312.562312.562312.56231
Fourplay follows the romantically entwined lives of a TV writer, producer, actress and makeup artist. Ben Greene (Binder) is an American comic writer who comes to Britain to write for a show, "Telford Gate". The star of the show, Carly Matthews-Portland (Hemingway) is married to the producer, Allan (Firth). Carly decides to help Greene, by setting him up on a date with a French makeup artist, Fiona Delgrazia (Irène Jacob). As the movie progresses, the lives of the couples get more entwined and they each decide if they are in the right relationship or not.


High Season, 1h30
Directed by Clare Peploe
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irène Papas, Kenneth Branagh, Lesley Manville, Robert Stephens
Roles Stand In
Rating54% 2.715612.715612.715612.715612.71561
Katherine (Jacqueline Bisset) is an English photographer who, with her husband Patrick (James Fox), came to live at a coastal town on Rhodes before the tourists discovered it. Their thirteen-year-old daughter Chloe (Ruby Baker) grew up there, and even though Kath and Patrick have separated, they have both stayed on. He supports himself through his sculpture pieces, which Kath despises, and she, by her photography books featuring antiquities and peasant life, which he finds fuddy-duddy.