|Real Name||Bill Bailey|
Multitalented, artistic, and versatile Bill Bailey is an English standup comedian, musician, actor, television star, author as well as a radio presenter. Bill Bailey aka Mark Bailey was born on 13 January 1964 in Bath, Somerset. He was the son of a medical practitioner and a hospital ward sister. Bailey studied at King Edward’s School, situated at Bath.
He was excellent in his academics. He was very much fond of music and did A levels in his music and passed with a grade. He is an all-rounder. After completion of school, he moves to Westfield College of the University of London for an English degree but left after a year. He is a well-trained musician. He is fond of songs and lyrics.
He earned a Diploma from the London College of Music. He is also an honorary member of the Society of Crematorium Organists. He is married to Kristen in 1998 and in 2003 this couple welcomed their son Dax. Currently, Bill lives with his wife and son in Hammersmith. He is a fan of Star Trek and supports Queens Park Rangers.
Bill is a stand-up comedian. He began to roam from one to other with comedians like Mark Lamarr. He formed a double act in 1984 with Rubber Bishops. He has his style. He mixes music and reconstructs jokes in his act to make it livelier in Bailey’s style. In 1994, he performed Rock along with Sean Lock at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In the following year, he did Bill Bailey’s Cosmic Jam which was recorded in Bloomsbury Theatre in 1997.
He won Time Out awarded in 1995 and in 1966 he was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award. In 1999, at the British Comedy Awards, he won the Best Live Stand-Up award. Bailey did his TC debut in Motormouth in the late 1980s. In 1998, BBC gave its TV show that was named Is It, Bill Bailey? This show was written and presented by Bailey himself.
He was featured in different stand-up shows such as The stand-up Show, The Happening, Packing Them In, The Comedy Store, etc. He made guest appearances in several shows like Room 101, Des O’Connor, Spaced, Have I Got News For You, etc. In 2003 he was seen in the intellectual panel game QI. He also appeared in Jonathan Creek, TV Heaven, Telly Hell, and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. Etc.
In 2011 his show Comic’s Choice was aired and he was the host of the show. Bailey was a presenter also. He presented Wild Thing I Love You on 15 October 2006 and aired on Channel 4. He was seen in the second series of the E4 teenage “Dramedy” Skins. He appeared in Hustle which was a BBC presentation.
He also appeared in Cosmic Shindig with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Anne Dudley in 2007 and 2008. He loves to play Metallica and his love song videos are uploaded on youtube. He was more into television shows than movies.
Currently, Bailey is 50 years and his height is around 5 feet 6 inches (1.69 m). He is an accomplished musician. He can play several musical instruments such as guitar, piano, orchestra, keyboards, and many more. His trademark is his long hair and beard. His detailed info can be found in the wiki and his fans can him on Facebook, Twitter, etc