Jeremy Clarkson

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Jeremy Clarkson

Clarkson, 2006
Born Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson
11 April 1960 (1960-04-11) (age 54)[1]
Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Residence Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Langness, Isle of Man
Nationality British
Education Repton School
Hill House School, Doncaster
Occupation Broadcaster, author,
journalist, talk show host
Years active 1988–present
Employer BBC, The Sun, The Sunday Times
Known for
Notable works See below
Home town Doncaster, England
Salary £2 million (est.)[2]
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)[3]
Spouse Alexandra James (m. 1989–1990) «start: (1989-09)–end+1: (1991)»"Marriage: Alexandra James to Jeremy Clarkson" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_Clarkson) (divorced)
Frances Cain (m. 1993–present) «start: (1993-05)»"Marriage: Frances Cain to Jeremy Clarkson" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_Clarkson)
Children 3
Parents Shirley and Eddie Clarkson

Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960)[4] is an English television host, writer who reports on cars and also likes cats. He was born in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire. He is best known for his hosting BBC TV show Top Gear along with Richard Hammond and James May. He is also known for controversial remarks.

He also writes columns for The Sunday Times and The Sun.

Clarkson was ranked 49th on Motor Trend Magazine's Power List for 2011. It lists the fifty most influential figures in the automotive industry.[5]

Filmography[change | change source]

Presenter[change | change source]

Year Title
1988–2000 Top Gear (Original Format) BBC VHS, 1994–1998
1995–1996 Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld BBC VHS, 1996
1997 Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines BBC VHS, 1997
1998 Robot Wars N/A
2000 Jeremy Clarkson's Car Years N/A
2001 Jeremy Clarkson's Speed BBC VHS, 2001
2001 You Don't Want To Do That N/A
2002 – Top Gear (Current Format) BBC DVD, 2010–
2002 Jeremy Clarkson: Meets the Neighbours N/A
2003 The Victoria Cross: For Valour BBC DVD, 2011
2004 Inventions That Changed the World N/A
2007 Jeremy Clarkson: The Greatest Raid of All Time BBC DVD, 2011

Other roles[change | change source]

Year Title Role
1993 Mr Blobby's Christmas Guest
1997 Room 101 Guest
1997 The Mrs Merton Show Guest
1998–2000 Clarkson Chat Show
2002 100 Greatest Britons Guest
2002 Have I Got News for You Guest Host
2002 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Guest
2003 Patrick Kielty Almost Live Guest
2003 Parkinson Guest
2003 Question Time Participant
2003 Grumpy Old Men Participant
2004 Call My Bluff Participant
2004 QI Participant
2004 Who Do You Think You Are? Participant
2005 Top of the Pops Guest Host
2006 Cars Voice Artist
2006 Never Mind the Buzzcocks Guest Host
2006 The F Word Participant
2008 The One Show Guest
2008 Have I Got News for You Guest Host
2009 The Chris Moyles Show Guest
2009 Love the Beast Guest
2009 8 out of 10 Cats Guest
2009 Have I Got News for You Guest
2010 Have I Got News for You Guest Host
2010 QI Participant
2011 Forza Motorsport 4 Voice Artist
2012 The Chris Evans Breakfast Show Guest
2012 Have I Got News For You Guest Host

Bibliography[change | change source]

Book Publisher Year
Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld BBC Books
Penguin Books
1996
Reprinted 2004
Clarkson on Cars Virgin Books
Penguin Books
1996
Reprinted 2004
Clarkson's Hot 100 Virgin Books
Carlton Books
1997
Reprinted 1998
Planet Dagenham Andre Deustch
Carlton Books
1998
Reprinted 2006
Born To Be Riled BBC Books
Penguin Books
1999
Reprinted 2007
Jeremy Clarkson On Ferrari Lancaster Books
Salamander Books
2000
Reprinted 2001
The World According To Clarkson Icon Books
Penguin Books
2004
Reprinted 2005
I Know You Got Soul Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2005
Reprinted 2006
And Another Thing... Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2006
Reprinted 2007
Don't Stop Me Now!! Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2007
Reprinted 2008
For Crying Out Loud! Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2008
Reprinted 2009
Driven To Distraction Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2009
Reprinted 2010
How Hard Can It Be? Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2010
Reprinted 2011
Round The Bend Michael Joseph
Penguin Books
2011
Reprinted 2012
  • Two books with the best columns from previous publications, called "The Collected Thoughts Of Clarkson" and "Never Played Golf" were issued by Top Gear Magazine, in 2003 and 2004.

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