Fast Facts

  • Quit school at 15 and took a job as a printer, where he had 24-hour shifts pressing CDs.
  • Worked with XFM radio station as a producer, unintentionally caused Gail Porter to leave the station in tears by criticizing her performance after the first show.
  • In 2005 he stood in for Pilkington on two BBC 6 Music shows for Nemone and co-presented the shows with Russell Brand.
  • Ricky Gervais surprised Pilkington with an on-air phone call during Richard Bacon's Radio 5 Live show where Pilkington announced he had not yet been paid for his work on An Idiot Abroad. This concluded with an off-the-cuff interview during the hourly news.

Awards

  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee

Details

  • Birth Place: Sale, Cheshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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