Justin Lee Collins is an English former radio personality, television presenter, and actor. Justin Lee Collins began his career as a stand up comedian in the 1990s when he was in his late teens. He then moved on to be a presenter on a number of TV shows. From 2003 – 2005 he hosted his own radio show on XFM, and was one half of the duo presenting The Sunday Night Project alongside Alan Carr for Channel 4. He also hosted numerous specials on Channel 4 entitled 'Bring Back...' reuniting the cast and crew from shows and films such as Dallas, Star Wars and Fame. He then took on challenges to become a Mexican Wrestler, a Surfer, a Ballroom Dancer, a Ten Pin Bowler, a High Diver and a West End Star. He later became a West End Star in Rock of Ages. In 2014 Collins starred in the comedy/horror feature film The Hatching alongside Thomas Turgoose and Andrew Potts and in 2015 played a small role in the time travel comedy Time Slips. In 2012 he was convicted of harassing an ex-girlfriend.
|Born:||July 28, 1974, Southmead, Bristol, England|
|Medium:||Radio, television, stand up, books|
|Genres:||Observational comedy, surreal humour, slapstick|
|Subject(s):||Celebrities, pop culture|
|Notable works and roles:||FAQ U, The Convention Crasher, The Friday Night Project, Bring Back..., The Justin Lee Collins Show, Heads or Tails, Good Times, Turning Japanese|
|IMDb:||Justin Lee Collins's IMDb|
About Justin Lee Collins
Television host and presenter who is most recognized for his program Justin Lee Collins: Turning Japanese.
He dropped out of Bristol Brunel Academy when he was 15 to work with Marks & Spencer, a UK retailer.
In 1997, he performed at UK's international Glastonbury Festival, where he won Best New Comedy Act.
He separated from his wife Karen Collins in 2010. He has two sons named Archie and Harvey.
Like singer Beyonce Knowles, he has performed at Glastonbury Music Festival.