James Corden
James Corden

James Corden

  • 43 years-old
  • English
  • Actor, writer, executive producer and presenter

Known for: Gavin & Stacey (Smithy), A League Of Their Own (Host / Presenter), The Wrong Mans (Phil)

James Corden

James Corden is an English comic actor, writer and television host. He rose to fame in the original production of The History Boys, and national stardom as co-writer and co-star of TV comedy Gavin & Stacey. He also hosts sports-based panel show A League Of Their Own, and currently resides in Los Angeles, hosting US television's The Late Late Show With James Corden.

More information

Born
Tuesday 22nd August 1978
Stage name
Smithy
Nationality
English
Home town
High Wycombe
Resident of
United States (Los Angeles)

Awards

Golden Raspberry Awards (The Razzies) 2020
Worst Supporting Actor: Winner
Rose d'Or Awards 2017
Best Entertainer: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 2015
Best Sitcom: Nominee
BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2015
Writer: Comedy: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 2014
Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme: Nominee
RTS Awards 2014
Writer - Comedy: Winner
BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2014
Writer: Comedy: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2013
Best Male TV Comic: Nominee
RTS Awards 2012
Entertainment Performance: Nominee
RTS Awards 2009
Comedy Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 2008
Best Comedy Performance: Winner
British Comedy Awards 2008
Best TV Comedy Actor: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2007
Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 Mammals Announced Executive Producer
2022 Mammals Announced Actor
2021 Redknapp's Big Night Out
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2021 The Jonathan Ross Show - Special Guests
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2020 Urban Myths: When Joan Kissed Barbra Associate Producer
2020 A League Of Their Own - Series 15
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. Special - Christmas Party 2020
Self
2020 We Love... - Series 1
  1. E1 - We Love Gavin & Stacey
Self (Archive Material)
2020 The Room Next Door featured on James Corden's show Host / Presenter
2020 A League Of Their Own - European Road Trip 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. Special - Unseen
  6. Special - Best Bits
Narrator
2020 A League Of Their Own - European Road Trip 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Host / Presenter
2019 Gavin & Stacey - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Executive Producer
2019 Gavin & Stacey - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Writer
2019 Gavin & Stacey - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Smithy
2019 A League Of Their Own - Series 14 Host / Presenter
2019 Yesterday Self
2019 The James Corden Story Self (Archive Material)
2018 A League Of Their Own - Series 13 Host / Presenter
2018 Jack Whitehall: Training Days Executive Producer
2018 When Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong Self (Archive Material)
2017 Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups Ever! - Series 1
    Self (Archive Material)
    2017 A League Of Their Own - Series 12 Host / Presenter
    2017 A League Of Their Own - A Premier League Of Their Own
    1. A Premier League Of Their Own
    Host / Presenter
    2017 A League Of Their Own - US Road Trip 2.0
    1. E1 - Episode One
    2. E2 - Episode Two
    Host / Presenter
    2017 The Nightly Show
    1. E19 - Episode Nineteen
    Self
    2016 A League Of Their Own - Series 11 Host / Presenter
    2016 British Sitcom: 60 Years Of Laughing At Ourselves Self
    2016 John Bishop In Conversation With... - Series 1
    1. E1 - James Corden
    Guest
    2016 Mathew Baynton - Williams Syndrome Sketch TV Host
    2016 Let's Do It: A Tribute To Victoria Wood Self
    2016 A League Of Their Own - US Road Trip
    1. E1 - Episode One
    2. E2 - Episode Two
    3. E3 - Episode Three
    Host / Presenter
    2016 Very British Problems - Series 2 Self
    2016 A League Of Their Own - Series 10 Host / Presenter
    2015 Very British Problems - Very British Problems At Christmas Self
    2015 The Lady In The Van Market Trader
    2015 Very British Problems - Series 1 Self
    2015 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
    1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2015
    Self
    2015 A League Of Their Own - Series 9 Host / Presenter
    2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot Narrator
    2015 Kill Your Friends Waters
    2014 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 13
    1. Special - Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular
    Guest
    2014 The Wrong Mans - Series 2 Writer
    2014 The Wrong Mans - Series 2 Phil
    2014 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 7
    1. E9 - James Corden, Jon Hamm, Boris Johnson, Keith Lemon, Tulisa Contostavlos, Paloma Faith
    Guest
    2014 The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night Self
    2014 Celebrity Squares - Series 1
    1. E1 - Episode One
    Guest
    2014 A League Of Their Own - Series 8 Host / Presenter
    2014 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
    1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2014
    Guest
    2014 Backchat - Summer 2014 Specials
    1. Special - World Cup Special
    Guest
    2014 50 Years Of BBC 2 Comedy Self
    2014 The Michael McIntyre Chat Show
    1. E6 - Bruce Forsyth, James Corden, Alex Jones
    Guest
    2014 The Guess List
    1. E1 - Episode One
    Guest
    2014 The Last Leg - Series 3
    1. E5 - Episode Five
    Guest
    2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 2 (Channel 4: Series 3)
    1. E5 - Episode Five
    2. E6 - Episode Six
    Guest
    2014 The Kumars
    1. E6 - Episode Six
    Guest
    2014 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 6
    1. E7 - Abbey Clancy, James Corden, Uma Thurman, Andrew Marr, John Newman
    Guest
    2013 One Chance Paul Potts
    2013 The Graham Norton Show - Series 14
    1. E2 - Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, James Corden, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth
    2. Special - Highlights Special
    Guest
    2013 The Wrong Mans - Series 1 Writer
    2013 The Wrong Mans - Series 1 Phil
    2013 A League Of Their Own - Series 7 Host / Presenter
    2012 A League Of Their Own - Series 6 Host / Presenter
    2012 A League Of Their Own - Series 5 Host / Presenter
    2012 Stella - Series 1
    1. E10 - Episode Ten
    Steve
    2012 Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?
    1. E3 - School
    Self
    2011 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 5
    1. Special - Chris Moyles Christmas Quiz Night
    Guest
    2011 Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow - Christmas Special (as Smithy)
    1. Michael McIntyre's Christmas Comedy Roadshow
    Guest
    2011 The Graham Norton Show - Series 10
    1. E6 - Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Sarah Millican, James Corden, Lenny Kravitz
    2. Special - Highlights Special
    Guest
    2011 What's So Funny? - Series 2
    1. E9 - Episode Nine
    Guest
    2011 A League Of Their Own - Series 4 Host / Presenter
    2011 The Marriage Ref
    1. E3 - Episode Three
    Guest
    2011 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
    1. E2 - Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2011
    Self
    2011 A League Of Their Own - Series 3 Host / Presenter
    2011 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 5
    1. E6 - James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kerry Katona
    Guest
    2010 The One...
    1. The One Ronnie
    Ensemble Actor
    2010 A League Of Their Own - Series 2 Host / Presenter
    2010 The Rob Brydon Show - Series 1
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    2. Special - Out-takes
    Guest
    2010 The King Is Dead
    1. E1 - The President Of The USA
    Guest
    2010 John Bishop's Britain - Series 1
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    2. E3 - Episode Three
    3. E5 - Episode Five
    Self
    2010 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 4
    1. E2 - Katie Price & Alex Reid, Enrique Iglesias, James Corden
    Guest
    2010 James Corden's World Cup Live Host / Presenter
    2010 Justin Lee Collins: Good Times
    1. E3 - Episode Three
    Guest
    2010 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
    1. E1 - Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2010
    Guest
    2010 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 18
    1. E9 - Charlotte Church, James Corden, Cast Of Outnumbered, Amy Williams, Plan B
    Guest
    2010 A League Of Their Own - Series 1 Host / Presenter
    2010 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 2
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    2. E7 - The Final
    Guest
    2010 And The Winner Is... - Series 1
    1. E1 - Episode One
    Guest
    2009 Ruth Jones
    1. E1 - Ruth Jones' Christmas Cracker 2009
    2. E5 - Ruth Jones' Christmas Cracker 2011
    Guest
    2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 2
    1. E2 - Ruth Jones, James Corden, Chris Moyles, Westlife, Alesha Dixon
    Guest
    2009 Gavin & Stacey - Series 3 Writer
    2009 Gavin & Stacey - Series 3 Smithy
    2009 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 23
    1. E1 - Episode One
    Host / Presenter
    2009 Chris Moyles Quiz Night - Series 1
    1. E1 - Episode One
    Self
    2009 Lesbian Vampire Killers Fletch
    2009 Horne & Corden Writer
    2009 Horne & Corden Various
    2009 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 16
    1. E7 - Michael C. Hall, James Corden, Ruby Wax, Annie Lennox
    Guest
    2008 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 22
    1. E5 - Episode Five
    2. Special - Technically, The Best Series Ever
    Team Captain
    2008 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 7
    1. E1 - Episode One
    2. E8 - Episode Eight
    3. E13 - Episode Thirteen
    4. Special - Highlights Special
    Guest
    2008 Gavin & Stacey - Series 2 Writer
    2008 Gavin & Stacey - Series 2 Smithy
    2008 Thank God You're Here
    1. E4 - Episode Four
    Guest
    2007 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 13
    1. E9 - Gordon Ramsay, Ruth Jones, James Corden, Girls Aloud, Alicia Keys
    Guest
    2007 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 5
    1. Special - Big Brother 8 Special
    Guest
    2007 Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive - Series 2
    1. E4 - Episode Four
    Self
    2007 Gavin & Stacey - Series 1 Writer
    2007 Gavin & Stacey - Series 1 Smithy
    2006 The History Boys Timms
    2006 The History Boys Anthony "Tony" Timms (Student)
    2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
    1. E6 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2008
    2. E13 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012
    Guest
    2002 Cruise Of The Gods Russell
    1999 Boyz Unlimited Gareth Jones
    1988 Comic Relief
    1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
    2. E19 - Comic Relief 2021
    Self
    1988 Comic Relief Various

    Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
    James Corden on IMDb

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