Fast Facts

  • Played drums in several punk-rock bands in Great Britain, including one called Exposure.
  • Used the stage name "Bing Hitler" at the start of his stand-up career.
  • Paid a moving 15-minute tribute to his recently deceased father in lieu of a monologue in a January 2006 Late Late Show airing.
  • Penned the 2006 comedic novel Between the Bridge and the River, his first foray into the literary world.
  • Performed at the White House Correspondents Association dinner in 2008.
  • Became a U.S. citizen in 2008.
  • Got his pilot's license to help conquer a fear of flying.
  • Is a board member of the Lollipop Theater Network, which allows critically ill children in hospitals to view current theatrical releases.


  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee


  • Megan Wallace Cunningham — Wife
  • Janet Ferguson — Mother
  • Robert Ferguson — Father
  • Liam James Ferguson — Son
  • Milo Hamish Ferguson — Son
  • Sascha Ferguson — Ex-wife
  • Lynn Ferguson — Sister


  • Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Profession: Actor, Talk-show host, Comedian, Writer, Producer

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