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Short Info

Date Of BirthJune 18, 1980
SpouseCasta Bishop
FactAttended Ravens Wood School for boys in Bromley Kent.

Kevin Bishop is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He is known for his roles in the television series The Kevin Bishop Show, Star Stories, and Not Going Out, as well as the films The History Boys and The Bad Education Movie.

Bishop was born in London, England, on October 30, 1976. His parents are both English. He has two older sisters. Bishop was educated at the independent Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith, London. He then studied drama at the University of Manchester.

Bishop’s first television role was in the sitcom The Kevin Bishop Show, which he wrote and starred in. The show ran for two series on Channel 4 from 2007 to 2009. Bishop then appeared in the BBC comedy series Star Stories, playing a variety of celebrities. He also had a recurring role in the BBC sitcom Not Going Out as Lee Mack’s character’s brother.

In 2006, Bishop made his film debut in The History Boys, directed by Nicholas Hytner. He also appeared in the 2015 film The Bad Education Movie, based on the TV series of the same name.

Bishop has been married to his wife, Sarah, since 2010. They have two children together.

As of 2021, Kevin Bishop’s net worth is $3 million. He earns a salary of $500 thousand per year from his work as an actor and comedian.

General Info

Full NameKevin Bishop
Date Of BirthJune 18, 1980
Place Of BirthOrpington, United Kingdom
Height1.75 m
ProfessionComedian, Television producer, Child actor, Screenwriter


SpouseCasta Bishop
SiblingsGavin Dymock


NominationsBritish Academy Television Award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme, British Comedy Award for the Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist, British Comedy Award for the Best TV Comedy Actor
MoviesMuppet Treasure Island, Food of Love, The Spanish Apartment, Russian Dolls, Irina Palm, My Piece of the Pie, A Few Best Men, Keith Lemon: The Film, May I Kill U?, All Stars, Chinese Puzzle, David Brent: Life on the Road, The Big Finish, Silent Witness: Friends Like These, Royal Wedding
TV ShowsSuper Fun Night, The Kevin Bishop Show, FM, Star Stories, Spoons, In Deep, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, The Last Chancers, Dogface

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1Acting in adverts for Natwest Bank. [November 2007]
2Attended Ravens Wood School for boys in Bromley Kent.
3Targets of the actor-comedian's various TV parodies have included Simon Cowell, Michael Douglas, Stephen Hawking, Justin Timberlake, Alex Ferguson, Andrew Lloyd Webber, George Michael, etc.
4Is the eldest of five siblings.




A Few Less Men2017completedGraham
Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back2016TV MovieNigel Farage
Porridge2016TV MovieNigel Norman Fletcher
David Brent: Life on the Road2016DJ
Murder in Successville2016TV SeriesJohn Bishop
Benidorm2016TV SeriesThe Original Peter Andre
The Rack Pack2016Barry Hearn
We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story2015TV MovieJames Beck
New Tricks2015TV SeriesYoung Dominic Chapman
Super Fun Night2013-2014TV SeriesRichard Royce
All Stars2013Andy
Switch2012TV SeriesMike
May I Kill U?2012Baz
Keith Lemon: The Film2012Douglas Orange
A Few Best Men2011Graham
My Piece of the Pie2011Nick, le broker
Whites2010TV SeriesShay Marshall
Royal Wedding2010TV MovieTJ
Channel 4's Comedy Gala2010TV MovieDarren Brown Gok Wan
The Kevin Bishop Show2008-2009TV SeriesVarious Characters
FM2009TV SeriesDom Cox
Pinky and Perky Show2008-2009TV SeriesPowerpig / Porker
Star Stories2006-2008TV SeriesGeorge Michael Tony Blair Elton John ...
Comedy Showcase2007TV SeriesVarious
The Peter Serafinowicz Show2007TV SeriesVarious
Comedy Lab2002-2007TV SeriesVarious / Dan
Dog Face2007TV SeriesVarious
The Scum Also Rises2007TV MovieKeaton
Under One Roof2007TV MovieVarious
Irina Palm2007Tom
Hotel Babylon2006TV SeriesAdam Crisp
Peep Show2005TV SeriesOllie
Love Soup2005TV SeriesBilly
Spoons2005TV SeriesVarious Characters
Les poupées russes2005William
According to Bex2005TV SeriesDoug
The Last Chancers2004TV SeriesDan
Suzie Gold2004Ashley Marks
Doctors2003TV SeriesCraig Prentice
L'auberge espagnole2002William
Food of Love2002Paul Porterfield
In Deep2001-2002TV SeriesJon / Guy Adams - Boyfriend
Dick Whittington2002TV MovieDick Whittington
Mr Charity2001TV SeriesJason Wainwright
My Family2001TV SeriesBrian
The Big Finish2000Kevin
The Bill1998-1999TV SeriesGary Briggs / Simon James
Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge1997TV SeriesMatthew
Casualty1996-1997TV SeriesNick Wilson
Dangerfield1997TV SeriesHenry Taylor
Pie in the Sky1997TV SeriesNicky
Silent Witness1997TV SeriesBen Quayle
Muppets Treasure Island1996Video GameJim Hawkins
Muppet Treasure Island1996Jim Hawkins
Grange Hill1994-1995TV SeriesSam Spalding


The Kevin Bishop Show2008-2009TV Series written by - 7 episodes
Comedy Showcase2007TV Series written by - 1 episode


The Kevin Bishop ShowTV Series executive producer - 6 episodes, 2009 associate producer - 1 episode, 2008
Comedy Showcase2007TV Series associate producer - 1 episode


Super Fun Night2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dick Whittington2002TV Movie performer: "Love Song Nothing Will Ever be the Same", "The Rest is History"
Muppet Treasure Island1996performer: "Something Better", "Sailing for Adventure"


Would I Lie to You?2016TV SeriesHimself
Masters Snooker2016TV SeriesHimself - Barry Hearn / Himself - Guest
Daily Brunch with Ocado2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wright Stuff2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Moment With2012TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2011TV SeriesHimself
Justin Lee Collins: Good Times2010TV SeriesHimself
Bizarre Animal E.R.2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sound2009TV SeriesHimself
Everybody Loves Lil' Chris2008TV SeriesHimself
The Charlotte Church Show2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Law of the Playground2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Russian Dolls'2006ShortHimself
Breakfast2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
European confusiòn: Making-of 'L'auberge espagnole'2002TV Short documentaryHimself
Showbiz Today1995TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Would I Lie to You?2016TV SeriesHimself
World Championship Snooker2016TV SeriesHimself - Barry Hearn
Snooker: Welsh Open2016TV SeriesHimself - Barry Hearn
Take That: Where Did It All Go Right?2009TV Movie documentaryRobbie Williams


Nominated Awards

2010BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy (Programme or Series)The Kevin Bishop Show (2008)
2009British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Sketch ShowThe Kevin Bishop Show (2008)
2008BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy ProgrammeStar Stories (2006)
2007British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest TV Comedy ActorStar Stories (2006)
2006British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Male Comedy NewcomerStar Stories (2006)
1997Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorMuppet Treasure Island (1996)
1997Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorMuppet Treasure Island (1996)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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