Rob Brydon Biography
Rob Brydon is a Welsh comedian, actor, impressionist, presenter, singer, and writer. He portrayed Dr. Paul Hamilton in the Australian/British comedy series Supernova, Bryn West in the BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey, and Keith Barret in the BBC sitcom Marion and Geoff and its spin-off The Keith Barret Show.
How old is Rob Brydon? – Age
He is 57 years old as of 3 May 2023. He was born on 3 May 1965 in Swansea, United Kingdom.
Rob Brydon Family – Education
Joy Jones (née Brydon), his mother, was a schoolteacher, and Howard Jones, his father, was a car trader. He spent his childhood in Baglan with his younger brother Peter (born 1973).
Brydon attended two private schools till the age of 14: St. John’s School in Porthcawl, where Eddie Izzard also attended, and Dumbarton House School in Swansea. Following that, he attended Porthcawl Comprehensive School, where he met Ruth Jones (with whom he later worked in Gavin & Stacey) and joined the school’s youth theatre club. later at Dumbarton, he stole Catherine Zeta-Jones’ lunch money (which he acknowledged to later appearing on a series 4 episode of Would I Lie To You?).
Is Rob Brydon still married? – Education
From 1992 to 2000, Brydon was married to Martina Fitchie. They had three children: two daughters and a son. Brydon married Clare Holland, a former producer of The South Bank Show, in Windsor church on October 6, 2006. They live in Strawberry Hill, a borough of Richmond upon Thames in London. They are the parents of two sons. Brydon is an avid golfer who also supports Swansea City and serves as an ambassador for their 1912 foundation.
Rob Brydon Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches(1.7 m).
Rob Brydon Human Remains
He made his name in television comedy in 2000, with two series for the BBC that he co-wrote and performed: Human Remains, co-written with Julia Davis, and the commercially successful Marion and Geoff.
Rob Brydon Book
In November 2011, Brydon’s book Small Man in a Book (a play on his “small-man-in-a-box” appearance) was released.
Rob Brydon Stand-up
Brydon’s first stand-up tour in the UK as Rob Brydon (rather than a distinct character) took place in 2009/10. Rob Brydon: Live, the resulting DVD of the 2009/10 show, was released on November 23, 2009. Brydon hosted episode two of series five of the BBC series Live at the Apollo.
Brydon appeared in Channel 4’s Comedy Gala in 2010, a benefit concert for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital that was filmed live at the O2 Arena in London on March 30, 2010. On June 4, 2012, he was one of six compères for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert performed outside Buckingham Palace.
Rob Brydon BBC Radio 4
In 2006, Brydon previously showed up on the BBC Radio 4 parody board game I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Hint. His performing voice procured the exceptional award from the previous host, Humphrey Lyttelton, of being “not terrible”. Brydon assumed the role of chairman while Lyttelton underwent surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm while the team was on a tour of non-broadcast stage shows. After surgery, Lyttelton passed away in the hospital.
Brydon was named one of three people to succeed Lyttelton as chairman of the 51st season of I’m Sorry, I Haven’t a Clue in February 2009; the others were Stephen Fry and Jack Dee. In addition, Brydon served as a guest panelist in the two initial episodes of Series 52, which were hosted by Jack Dee. In January 2011, he appeared as a guest panelist in the final two episodes of Series 54.
In addition, he assumed the role of host of Would I Lie To You? in 2009, substituting for Angus Deayton. Brydon had also participated in the show’s previous season as a guest panelist. Brydon has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s panel game Just a Minute and presented an episode of Have I Got News for You.
On BBC Radio 4, Brydon narrated two parts of the program The Pain of Laughter: The End of Kenneth Williams’ Life. It featured many of Williams’ friends and coworkers and looked at the latter part of his life. On August 25, 2008, Brydon substituted for Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2 for a single day. In addition, on April 1, 2011, Brydon performed the entire two hours and thirty minutes of the show while impersonating Bruce. Bruce came on the air toward the finish of the show to uncover the trick.
Brydon has showed up on the television parody test QI. His ability to mimic Alec Guinness, James Dean, and Michael J. Fox were displayed in his first appearance (Series A, episode 5). He did Richard Burton and Tom Jones impressions for the Christmas special from 2008
Rob Brydon TV Shows
♦ 2007 – Oliver Twist
♦ 2009 – Horne & Corden
♦ 2009–present – Would I Lie to You?
♦ 2009 – The Gruffalo
♦ 2010–2012 – The Rob Brydon Show
♦ 2010 – Ronnie Corbett’s Supper Club
♦ 2010–2020 – The Trip
♦ 2011 – A Quiet Word With …
♦ 2012 – Room on the Broom
♦ 2013 – Gangsta Granny
♦ 2014 – This is Jinsy
♦ 2015 – The Brink
♦ 2016 – Revolting Rhymes
♦ 2017 – Not Going Out
♦ 2017 – The Nightly Show
♦ 2018 – Trust
♦ 2019 – The Snail and the Whale
♦ 2020 – Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
♦ 2021 – The Chasers Road Trip: Trains, Brains and Automobiles
♦ 2022 – Green Eggs and Ham