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Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross is a multi-award-winning TV and radio presenter. Rarely off British screens, his memorable highlights include the BBC's coverage of the Academy Awards; three Hollywood Greats specials, on James Stewart, Kirk Douglas and Michael Caine; the BBC Red Nose Day; and a feisty one-off special with Madonna in Friday Night with Ross and Madonna.

In 1999, he became Barry Norman's successor with the BBC1 flagship show, Film 99, which he has continued to host. He is also host of It's Only TV But I Like It.

In 1991, he hosted the prestigious British Comedy Awards for the ITV network, an annual event that he has made his own, having hosted it every year since. He also hosted the 1999 BAFTA awards for the BBC.

In 2003, Jonathan Ross won a British Comedy Award for the Best Comedy Entertainment Programme for Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. He also scooped two prestigious Sony Awards for his show on BBC Radio 2.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Jonathan Ross Facts

OccupationTV Host, Actor
BirthdayNovember 17, 1960 (57)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.