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Tim Vine is an English stand-up comedian and author

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BirthdayMarch 4, 1967
NationalityBritish
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actors, Comedians, Stand-up Comedians, Writers
SiblingsJeremy Vine
Known asTimothy Mark Tim Vine
Universities
  • Epsom College
Birth PlaceCheam
Height188cm
GenderMale
Net Worth$3 million
Sun SignPisces
Born inCheam
Famous asComedian, Actor, Writer

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Who is Tim Vine?

Guinness world record holder English comedian, Tim Vine transports his audiences into a world of silliness, laughter and glee. He is known for his trademark quick-fire style wit and stand-up comedy acts. He skilfully uses puns in his comedy and loves a large crowd of audiences. He is also the author of the joke books, ‘The Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book' and the 'The Not Quite Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book'. He enjoyed a successful career in comedy and appeared on a number of TV sitcoms, variety shows and game shows. He made appearances on TV shows like, 'Whittle', 'The Sketch Show', 'Comic Relief Does Fame Academy', ' Who Wants to be a Millionaire?', 'Celebrity Juice', 'The Chase: Celebrity Special', 'Catchphrase: Celebrity Special', 'Neighbours' and was a finalist on 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief’. He has released several DVDs of his performances, some of which include, ‘Live', 'Live - So I Said To This Bloke', 'Punslinger Live' and 'Jokeamotive Live'.

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Childhood & Early Life

He was born as Timothy Mark Vine on March 4, 1967 in Cheam, Surrey, England to Guy Vine and Diana Tillett.

He has an elder brother named, Jeremy Vine, who is an author and journalist with the BBC.

Career

He began his career in stand-up comedy in the mid-1990s. He made regular appearances on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was also seen on the shows like ‘The Tim Vine Shambles’ and ‘The Tim Vine Fiasco’.

In 1997, he became the presenter of the Channel 5 game show, ‘Whittle' , which ran for a total of two years. He presented all the episodes of the show.

From 2001, he began acting on the British television sketch comedy show, ‘The Sketch Show’, which was broadcast on ITV. The show ran for the next three years.

In 2003, he was a celebrity participant on the French game show, ‘Fort Boyard'. The following year, he was seen as the presenter of the television show, ‘Fort Boyard takes on the World'.

In 2005, he made a guest appearance on the game show, ‘Spelling Bee'. The following year, he appeared on the BBC TV comedy sitcom, ‘Not Going Out’, which ran for 42 episodes.

In 2006, he went on comedy tours to the United Kingdom, where he performed his stand-up acts for the show, ‘Current Puns'. The following year, his podcast, ‘Tim Vine Celebrates' was released.

In 2007, he was seen as a celebrity participant on the reality/talent show, ‘Comic Relief Does Fame Academy'. The same year, he was also seen as a celebrity participant on the show, 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?'.

In 2008, he appeared on the show ' Punslinger', in which he performed his stand-up act at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as a part of the Pleasance Courtyard.

The same year, he also performed at the Christian festival, Spring Harvest at the Cambridge theatre for the show titled, 'Tim Vine: Live in Concert'

He was a panellist on the 2008 episode 4, series 1 part of the TV show, 'Celebrity Juice'. The following year, he was seen on the TV shows, 'Celebrity Mastermind', ' Neighbours', 'Live at the Apollo' and ' Celebrity Total Wipeout'.

In 2010, he starred in the theatre production titled, ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'. The same year, he also went on the 'Joke-amotive' tour, which was later released as a DVD.

In 2010, his book titled, ‘The Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book', which contained more than 1000 jokes and puns, was published. The following year, his book for children, 'The Not Quite Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book', was released.

In 2011, he was a panellist on the show, ‘Argumental’. The following year, he was the presenter of the ITV daytime quiz show, 'Don't Blow the Inheritance', which ran for ten episodes.

In 2012, he was a celebrity participant on the TV show, ‘The Chase: Celebrity Special', which was broadcast on the ITV network. The same year, he was a celebrity participant on the show, 'Pointless Celebrities'.

In 2013, he was a panellist on the British comedy game show, ‘QI'. That year, he performed on the show, ‘Let's Dance for Comic Relief' and appeared as a guest on the shows, ' Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask' and ' What's Cooking?'.

Awards & Achievements

In 1995, he received the Perrier Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

In 2010, he won a prize for the category of 'the funniest joke of that year' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

In 2011, he won a prize for the category of ‘second funniest joke' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

Personal Life & Legacy

He supports the Sutton United Football Club. He plays darts in his spare time and has been to several Professional Darts Corporation tournaments. He enjoys cricket too.

Trivia

This acclaimed English stand-up comedian and author made it to the Guinness book of world records for ‘telling most jokes in an hour’.

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Tim Vine biography timelines

  • // 1000 To 2010
    In 2010, his book titled, ‘The Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book', which contained more than 1000 jokes and puns, was published. The following year, his book for children, 'The Not Quite Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book', was released.
  • // 4th Mar 1967
    He was born as Timothy Mark Vine on March 4, 1967 in Cheam, Surrey, England to Guy Vine and Diana Tillett.
  • // 1995
    In 1995, he received the Perrier Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  • // 1997
    In 1997, he became the presenter of the Channel 5 game show, ‘Whittle' , which ran for a total of two years. He presented all the episodes of the show.
  • // 2001
    From 2001, he began acting on the British television sketch comedy show, ‘The Sketch Show’, which was broadcast on ITV. The show ran for the next three years.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, he was a celebrity participant on the French game show, ‘Fort Boyard'. The following year, he was seen as the presenter of the television show, ‘Fort Boyard takes on the World'.
  • // 2005
    In 2005, he made a guest appearance on the game show, ‘Spelling Bee'. The following year, he appeared on the BBC TV comedy sitcom, ‘Not Going Out’, which ran for 42 episodes.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, he went on comedy tours to the United Kingdom, where he performed his stand-up acts for the show, ‘Current Puns'. The following year, his podcast, ‘Tim Vine Celebrates' was released.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, he was seen as a celebrity participant on the reality/talent show, ‘Comic Relief Does Fame Academy'. The same year, he was also seen as a celebrity participant on the show, 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?'.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, he appeared on the show ' Punslinger', in which he performed his stand-up act at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as a part of the Pleasance Courtyard.
  • // 2008
    He was a panellist on the 2008 episode 4, series 1 part of the TV show, 'Celebrity Juice'. The following year, he was seen on the TV shows, 'Celebrity Mastermind', ' Neighbours', 'Live at the Apollo' and ' Celebrity Total Wipeout'.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he starred in the theatre production titled, ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs'. The same year, he also went on the 'Joke-amotive' tour, which was later released as a DVD.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he won a prize for the category of 'the funniest joke of that year' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he was a panellist on the show, ‘Argumental’. The following year, he was the presenter of the ITV daytime quiz show, 'Don't Blow the Inheritance', which ran for ten episodes.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he won a prize for the category of ‘second funniest joke' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he was a celebrity participant on the TV show, ‘The Chase: Celebrity Special', which was broadcast on the ITV network. The same year, he was a celebrity participant on the show, 'Pointless Celebrities'.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he was a panellist on the British comedy game show, ‘QI'. That year, he performed on the show, ‘Let's Dance for Comic Relief' and appeared as a guest on the shows, ' Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask' and ' What's Cooking?'.

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Tim Vine's FAQ

  • What is Tim Vine birthday?

    Tim Vine was born at 1967-03-04

  • Where is Tim Vine's birth place?

    Tim Vine was born in Cheam

  • What is Tim Vine nationalities?

    Tim Vine's nationalities is British

  • Who is Tim Vine siblings?

    Tim Vine's siblings is Jeremy Vine

  • What was Tim Vine universities?

    Tim Vine studied at Epsom College

  • How tall is Tim Vine?

    Tim Vine's height is 188

  • What is Tim Vine's sun sign?

    Tim Vine is Pisces

  • How famous is Tim Vine?

    Tim Vine is famouse as Comedian, Actor, Writer