Bill Bailey (I)

Actor | Writer | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1998-2008) | QI (2003-2017) | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
NICKNAME  
Bilbo
BORN 
Jan 13, 1965 (age 52)
HEIGHT 
5' 7¾" (1.72m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Michael McIntyre's Easter Night at the ColiseumMichael McIntyre's Easter Night at the Coliseum Guest  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Love SongLove Song (Short) Actor, Co-Director, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: QualmpeddlerBill Bailey: Qualmpeddler (Video) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for PythagasaurusPythagasaurus (Short) Ig  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Chalet GirlChalet Girl Bill  Less 2011 $1K / —
  • Primary photo for Burke and HareBurke and Hare Hangman  Less 2010 £7.5MM $5K / $4.3MM
  • Primary photo for Nanny McPhee ReturnsNanny McPhee Returns Farmer Macreadie  Less 2010 $35MM $29MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: TinselwormBill Bailey: Tinselworm (Video) Himself, Composer, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Hot FuzzHot Fuzz Sergeant Turner  Less 2007 £8MM $24MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy The Whale (voice)  Less 2005 $50MM $51MM / $104MM
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: Part TrollBill Bailey: Part Troll (Video) Himself, Composer, Performer ("I Will Not Look at Titties for a Year", "How Can I Feel Pain?", "Text Song", "Stairway to Heaven", "Rebel Rebel", "Cousin in Red", "Love Song", "The Scale of Evil", "New National Anthem", "Drum 'N' Bush", "BBC News Theme", "Ein Mal, Svein Mal, Drein Mal Una Dame", "Das Hokey Kokey"), Writer ("I Will Not Look at Titties for a Year", "How Can I Feel Pain?", "Text Song", "Love Song", "The Scale of Evil", "New National Anthem", "Drum 'N' Bush", "BBC News Theme", "Ein Mal, Svein Mal, Drein Mal Una Dame", "Das Hokey Kokey"), Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Terkel in TroubleTerkel in Trouble The Narrator (voice) (version: English)  Less 2004 $11K / —
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: BewildernessBill Bailey: Bewilderness (Video) Himself, Composer, Writer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Saving GraceSaving Grace Vince  Less 2000 $10MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Stick UpThe Stick Up (Short) Mr. Tubbs  Less 1999 £25K
  • Primary photo for My WifeMy Wife (Short) TV commentary (voice)  Less 1999
Past Television (23 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for National Lottery Awards 2017National Lottery Awards 2017 (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey's Jungle HeroBill Bailey's Jungle Hero (TV Mini-series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2013 ) , Composer (titles music) ( 2 episodes, 2013 ) , Himself - Presenter ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 2
    • Wallace in the Spice Islands (Apr 28, 2013) Himself - Presenter, Composer (titles music), Writer  Less
    • Wallace in Borneo (Apr 21, 2013) Himself - Presenter, Composer (titles music), Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for It's KevinIt's Kevin (TV Series) Various ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for ThreesomeThreesome (TV Series) Mr. Scrutton ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for HustleHustle (TV Series) Cyclops ( 3 episodes, 2009–2012 )  Less 2009–2012 3
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) Droxil ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Little CrackersLittle Crackers (TV Series) Bill ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Co-Director ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: Dandelion MindBill Bailey: Dandelion Mind (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the OrchestraBill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Love SoupLove Soup (TV Series) Elliot Anderson ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for SkinsSkins (TV Series) Walter Oliver ( 2 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) NASA scientist Bill Bailey ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #2.129 (Apr 25, 2006) NASA scientist Bill Bailey (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Black BooksBlack Books (TV Series) Manny ( 18 episodes, 2000–2004 ) , Performer ("Rage Over a Lost Penny", "Piano Concerto in A Minor", "Prelude 21") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Performer ("Who Will Buy My Books Today?") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000–2004 18
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  • Primary photo for Wild WestWild West (TV Series) Doug ( 8 episodes, 2002–2004 )  Less 2002–2004 8
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  • Primary photo for 15 Storeys High15 Storeys High (TV Series) Mr. Pirbright ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer (additional material) ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • The Holiday (Feb 26, 2004) Mr. Pirbright, Writer (additional material)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jonathan CreekJonathan Creek (TV Series) Kenny Starkiss ( 2 episodes, 2001–2003 )  Less 2001–2003 2
  • Primary photo for SpacedSpaced (TV Series) Bilbo Bagshot ( 3 episodes, 1999–2001 )  Less 1999–2001 3
    • Change (Mar 2, 2001) Bilbo Bagshot  Less
    • Chaos (Oct 22, 1999) Bilbo Bagshot  Less
    • Beginnings (Sep 24, 1999) Bilbo Bagshot  Less
  • Primary photo for Is It Bill Bailey?Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Series) Writer ( 6 episodes, 1998 ) , Composer ( 6 episodes, 1998 ) , Himself / Various ( 6 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Mar 27, 1998) Himself / Various, Composer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Mar 20, 1998) Himself / Various, Composer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 13, 1998) Himself / Various, Composer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey: Bill Bailey LiveBill Bailey: Bill Bailey Live (TV Special) Himself, Composer, Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Brass EyeBrass Eye (TV Series) Fr. Pierre Runek / Eyewitness ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
    • Crime (Feb 26, 1997) Fr. Pierre Runek  Less
    • Sex (Feb 19, 1997) Eyewitness  Less
  • Primary photo for AsylumAsylum (TV Series) Patient ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Blue HeavenBlue Heaven (TV Series) Boris ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 30, 1994) Boris (as Mark Bailey)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tygo RoadTygo Road (TV Series) Spinnij ( 5 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 5
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Self (74 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for QIQI (TV Series) Himself ( 41 episodes, 2003–2017 )  Less 2003–2017
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  • Primary photo for Lego MastersLego Masters (TV Series) Himself - Guest Judge ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 7, 2017) Himself - Guest Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Contestant / Himself - Special Guest ( 9 episodes, 2014–2017 )  Less 2014–2017
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  • Primary photo for Peston on SundayPeston on Sunday (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself ( 6 episodes, 2008–2016 )  Less 2008–2016
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  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Would I Lie to You?Would I Lie to You? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Alan Davies: As Yet UntitledAlan Davies: As Yet Untitled (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 2009–2015 )  Less 2009–2015
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  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2010–2015 )  Less 2010–2015
  • Primary photo for The Last LegThe Last Leg (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Julia Zemiro's Home DeliveryJulia Zemiro's Home Delivery (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SEVEN DIGITAL DEADLY SINS: SLOTH by BILL BAILEYSEVEN DIGITAL DEADLY SINS: SLOTH by BILL BAILEY (Video) Himself  Less 2014 CAD 250K
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of BBC2 Comedy50 Years of BBC2 Comedy (TV Movie) Self  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden TreasureThe Comedy Vaults: BBC2's Hidden Treasure (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Live at Edinburgh CastleLive at Edinburgh Castle (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for ME1 TV talks To... The World's End CastME1 TV talks To... The World's End Cast (Video) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey's Jungle HeroBill Bailey's Jungle Hero (TV Mini-series) Himself - Presenter ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 2012The Royal Variety Performance 2012 (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Evidently... John Cooper ClarkeEvidently... John Cooper Clarke Himself - Comedian  Less 2012 £25K
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for YouHave I Got News for You (TV Series) Himself - Guest Presenter / Himself ( 7 episodes, 1999–2011 )  Less 1999–2011
    • Episode #41.7 (May 27, 2011) Himself - Guest Presenter  Less
    • Episode #38.9 (Dec 18, 2009) Himself - Guest Presenter  Less
    • Episode #35.4 (May 9, 2008) Himself - Guest Presenter  Less
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  • Primary photo for QI GenesisQI Genesis (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 2006–2011 )  Less 2006–2011
  • Primary photo for The Rob Brydon ShowThe Rob Brydon Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Chelsea Flower ShowChelsea Flower Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Comedian and Actor / Himself - Comedian ( 2 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011
  • Primary photo for Comic's ChoiceComic's Choice (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Sean Lock (Jan 20, 2011) Himself - Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for A Quiet Word with...A Quiet Word with... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Top GearTop Gear (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2004–2010 )  Less 2004–2010
  • Primary photo for Talkin' 'Bout Your GenerationTalkin' 'Bout Your Generation (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 7PM ProjectThe 7PM Project (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Channel 4's Comedy GalaChannel 4's Comedy Gala (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Bill Bailey's Birdwatching BonanzaBill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 4 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010
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  • Primary photo for XposéXposé (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Dancing Bears RescueDancing Bears Rescue (Short) Himself (International Animal Rescue)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Blackadder's Most Cunning MomentsBlackadder's Most Cunning Moments (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten SagaBlackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Story of the GuitarThe Story of the Guitar (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain / Himself - Special Guest / Himself ( 100 episodes, 1998–2008 )  Less 1998–2008
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  • Primary photo for Rove LiveRove Live (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2002–2008 )  Less 2002–2008
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for You: The Inevitable Internet Spin-OffHave I Got News for You: The Inevitable Internet Spin-Off (TV Series) Himself - Guest Presenter ( 2 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2007–2008
    • Episode #3.4 (May 9, 2008) Himself - Guest Presenter  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (May 4, 2007) Himself - Guest Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for My Favourite PlaceMy Favourite Place (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Beatbox ChoirThe Beatbox Choir Himself  Less 2008 £7K
  • Primary photo for Richard & JudyRichard & Judy (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2004–2008 )  Less 2004–2008
  • Primary photo for More Dawn French's Boys Who Do ComedyMore Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ImagineImagine (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hot Fuzz: OuttakesHot Fuzz: Outtakes (Video) Himself / Sergeant Turner (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2003–2007 )  Less 2003–2007
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Dawn French's Boys Who Do ComedyDawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Wild Thing: I Love YouWild Thing: I Love You (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 10 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Water Voles (Dec 17, 2006) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Barn Owls (Dec 10, 2006) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Otters (Dec 3, 2006) Himself - Presenter  Less
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  • Primary photo for TV Heaven, Telly HellTV Heaven, Telly Hell (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Don't Crash: The Documentary of the Making of the Movie of the Book of the Radio Series of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'Don't Crash: The Documentary of the Making of the Movie of the Book of the Radio Series of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Spicks and SpecksSpicks and Specks (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Glass HouseThe Glass House (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Comic AidComic Aid (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Skip to the EndSkip to the End (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for NME Carling Awards 2003NME Carling Awards 2003 (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Top TenTop Ten (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • Prog Rock (Mar 3, 2001) Himself - Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for Clive Anderson NowClive Anderson Now (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Head on ComedyHead on Comedy (TV Series) Himself  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Don't Stop Me NowDon't Stop Me Now (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for World Cup ComedyWorld Cup Comedy (TV Series) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Television's Greatest HitsTelevision's Greatest Hits (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Is It Bill Bailey?Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Series) Himself / Various ( 6 episodes, 1998 )  Less 1998
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  • Primary photo for Light LunchLight Lunch (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Space CadetsSpace Cadets (TV Series) Himself - Space Captain ( 10 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997
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  • Primary photo for Des O'Connor TonightDes O'Connor Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for That's ShowbusinessThat's Showbusiness (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for QIQI (TV Series) Himself ( 12 episodes, 2007–2016 )  Less 2007–2016
    • QI VG: Part Two (Mar 25, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • VG Part Two (Jan 31, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • VG Part One (Jan 30, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Britain's Best Loved SitcomsBritain's Best Loved Sitcoms (TV Series) Comedy Role ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Episode #1.1 (2015) Comedy Role (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Comedy BloopersComedy Bloopers (TV Movie) Manny Bianco (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2009–2013 )  Less 2009–2013
    • Compilation (Mar 22, 2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Compilation (Jul 8, 2011) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #6.12 (Dec 21, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for YouHave I Got News for You (TV Series) Himself - Guest Presenter ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode #42.11 (Dec 30, 2011) Himself - Guest Presenter (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The People vs. George LucasThe People vs. George Lucas Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Top GearTop Gear (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Episode #15.7 (Aug 8, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #22.1 (Oct 2, 2008) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Buzzcocks... Imagine a Mildly Amusing Panel ShowBuzzcocks... Imagine a Mildly Amusing Panel Show (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups100 Greatest Stand-Ups (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Full MountieFull Mountie (TV Series) Himself  Less 2000– 
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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