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James Corden

James Corden

Writer, producer, Actor & Host, This Life of Mine

James Corden is an Emmy Award winning host, writer, producer, and actor; a Tony Award winning and Golden Globe nominated actor; and a multiple BAFTA Award winner. 

Corden recently starred in and executive-produced Jez Butterworth’s television series, MAMMALS opposite Sally Hawkins. The series, which was hailed as “absolutely sensational” by the Sunday Times Magazine, premiered in 2022 and is available globally on Amazon Prime. 

Earlier this year, Corden wrapped his eight-year run as host of THE LATE LATE SHOW, which premiered on CBS in March 2015. The show garnered Corden four Emmy Award wins and an additional twenty-three Emmy Award nominations. In 2019, Corden was the most Emmy nominated performer/producer/writer, totaling seven nominations that year. Additionally, THE LATE LATE SHOW won two Critics Choice Awards and received two nominations for “Best Talk Show,” and was nominated for both the Writers Guild and Producers Guild Awards.  THE LATE LATE SHOW also set records in the digital space, boasting five of the ten most watched late-night clips currently available online - including Carpool Karaoke with Adele, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, and Sia. 

Corden is the co-creator and executive producer of CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES for Apple TV+. The series won five consecutive Emmy Awards and is currently nominated for 2023. The series also won three Producers Guild Awards, a Critics’ Choice Real TV Award and was nominated for a Writers Guild Award. Additionally, he served as executive producer of DROP THE MIC which aired on TBS.

THE 70th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, hosted by Corden in 2016, drew 8.7 million viewers, the highest viewership in 15 years and garnered him an Emmy Award and additional nomination for writing. In 2019, he returned to host THE 73rd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS and was Emmy nominated for “Outstanding Variety Special (Live).” Additionally, Corden hosted the 59th and 60th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS and received an Emmy nomination in 2018.  Corden also won two Emmy Awards for the Snapshot series, JAMES CORDEN’S NEXT JAMES CORDEN and he received an Emmy nomination for hosting THE WORLD’S BEST. 

In film, Corden starred in Ryan Murphy’s THE PROM, opposite Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman and received a 2021 Golden Globe nomination for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.” The film was nominated for the 2021 Golden Globe for “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy” and the 2021 GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Film – Wide Release.” Corden’s other feature credits include: Rob Marshall’s Golden Globe nominated, INTO THE WOODS opposite Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt; Gary Ross’ OCEANS 8 alongside Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, and Awkafina; Ben Falcone’s SUPERINTELLIGENCE opposite Melissa McCarthy; John Carney’s BEGIN AGAIN with Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo; CINDERELLA (which he co-wrote and produced); THE THREE MUSKETEERS; GULLIVER’S TRAVELS; HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE with Jeff Bridges; and lent his voice to PETER RABBIT, PETER RABBIT 2, TROLLS, TROLLS WORLD TOUR and SMALLFOOT.

Well known for starring as 'Smithy' in the critically acclaimed BBC comedy series GAVIN AND STACEY, which he co-created and co-wrote with Ruth Jones, Corden, he won the BAFTA Television Award for "Best Male Comedy Performance,” the British Comedy Award for "Best Male Comedy Performer" and the series received the British Comedy Award for "Best TV Comedy" as well as the National Television Award for "Most Popular Comedy Programme.” In 2019, Corden co-wrote and starred in the GAVIN & STACEY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL which premiered on Christmas Day and was watched by 11.6 million people, breaking the show’s own viewership records, making it the highest watched holiday special in over a decade, and garnering him the 2020 BAFTA TV Award for “Must See Moment.” 

Corden was awarded with an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to drama at Buckingham Palace in 2015.




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