Jack Whitehall's Biography
Back in 2008, The Mirror had claimed that, "Jack Whitehall was a little out of his depth" hosting Big Brother's Big Mouth, but did acknowledge: "the 19-year-old comic did demonstrate balls of steel."
Jack Whitehall's father, Michael, was an agent for the likes of Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth and Richard Griffiths, and wrote the memoir, Shark-Infested Waters.
Jack and Michael co-host the TV series Backchat.
In 2006, The Mail heralded the arrival of Jack Whitehall and Charlotte Perkins (daughter of the late Geoffrey Perkins) together with fellow Old Malburian Robert Peal at the Edinburgh Fringe with their show Comic Abuse.
At 18, Jack Whitehall became the youngest ever comedian to reach the final of the Laughing Horse New Act competition and finished runner up.
Jack Whitehall reached the final of Channel Five's So You Think You're Funny and also became the youngest ever winner of The Amused Moose New Act of the Year.
As well as Big Brother's Big Mouth, Jack Whitehall's TV appearances include 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Channel 4's Tonightly Show.
In 2009, Jack Whitehall and Holly Walsh hosted a weekly late-night topical entertainment show on Channel 4 called TNT show.
In 2012, Jack Whitehall wrote and starred in the BBC3 sitcom Bad Education.
In 2017, he was cast as Paul Pennyfeather in BBC One's comedy drama Decline And Fall, acting alongside Eva Longoria and David Suchet, for whom he used to be a runner.
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