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Christopher Biggins's Biography

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Who is Christopher Biggins?

Christopher Biggins was born in Oldham in 1948, the son of a security officer.

As well as numerous TV appearances, Christopher Biggins has also appeared in several pantomimes.

The Official London Theatre Guide described the extent and variety of Christopher Biggins's acting credits:

"Christopher Biggins, whose CV stretches to about 11 sides of A4 and includes everything from appearances with the RSC to cameos in Bad Girls."

Christopher Biggins was a late arrival on the scene of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

Biggins was pitched in at the deep end, his first action was having to do a bushtucker trial with Janice Dickinson and he performed admirably in a similar fashion to Dean Gaffney, a late arrival in I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2006.

Biggins went on to win I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2007, taking over as King of the Jungle from Matt Willis.

In October 2007, Christopher Biggins, who is himself gay, wrote an article in the Daily Mail criticising ideas of jailing people for making homophobic comments.

One of Christopher Biggins's most famous portrayals on TV was as gay prisoner Lukewarm in the sitcom Porridge.

In 2010 Christopher Biggins was selected to be a judge on the Dancing On Ice tour.

In 2016, Biggins became one of the housemates on Celebrity Big Brother.

However, at the end of the first week of Celebrity Big Brother, Biggins was removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house for making "a number of comments capable of causing great offence".

In October 2016, Ofcom found that Biggins's comments were not in breach of broadcasting rules.

In 2017, Biggins was one of the celebrities featured in a new ITV documentary series Gone to Pot.

In 2019, he played Widow Twankey in Aladdin at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley.

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