- Appeared on the London stage in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, taking part in its subsequent international tour, as well as the film adaptation.
- Met the Welsh actress Ruth Jones whilst working on Fat Friends; they later created the sitcom Gavin and Stacey together.
- Persuaded three of the erstwhile History Boys to make cameo appearances as Gavin's bachelor party friends on Gavin and Stacey.
- Had a Number 1 hit song in 2010 called "Shout" alongside Dizzee Rascal.
- Proposed to Julia Carey by planting an engagement ring in her stocking on Christmas Day.
- Hosted the Brit Awards in 2011.
- Was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2015.
- 2008, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Comedy Performance: Winner
- 2014, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: Nominee
- 2014, BAFTA Television Craft Awards — Best Writer - Comedy: Nominee
- 2012, Tony — Actor (Play): Winner
- 2015, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Scripted Comedy: Nominee
- 2012, Olivier Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
- 2015, BAFTA Television Craft Awards — Best Writer - Comedy: Nominee
- Carey Corden — Daughter
- Max Corden — Son
- Sheridan Smith — Ex-significant Other
- Julia Carey — Wife
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- Birth Place: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
- Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer
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