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Jo Brand


Jo Brand was born on July 23, 1957 in Hastings, East Sussex, England as Josephine Grace Brand. She is a writer and actress, known for QI (2003), Have I Got News for You (1990) and Countdown (1982). She has been married to Bernie Bourke since December 19, 1997. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

QI
QI Herself
(2003-2016)
Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Herself - Guest Presenter / Herself
(1992-2016)
Countdown
Countdown Herself / Herself - Dictionary Corner / Herself - Contestant
(1998-2015)
The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s
The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s Herself - Contestant
(2013)

Filmography

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  Damned (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2016) (written by - 6 episodes, 2016)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2016 Going Forward (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (writer)
  Getting On (TV Series) (based on the BBC television series created by - 12 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (creator: the BBC television series - 6 episodes, 2013)
- Reduced to Eating Boiled Magazines and Book Paste (2015) ... (based on the BBC television series created by)
- Please Partake of a Memorial Orange (2015) ... (based on the BBC television series created by)
- Am I Still Me? (2015) ... (based on the BBC television series created by)
- No, I Don't Want a Fucking Smiley Face (2015) ... (based on the BBC television series created by)
- Don't Let It Get in You or On You (2015) ... (based on the BBC television series created by)
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Damned (2014) ... (writer)
  Getting On (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (written by - 3 episodes, 2009)
- Episode #3.6 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.5 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.4 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.3 (2012) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... (writer)
 2010 Little Crackers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Jo Brand's Little Cracker: Goodbye Fluff (2010) ... (written by)
 2007 Introducing the Dwights (writer: additional stand-up comedy material)
 1997 Like It or Lump It (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 Jo Brand: A Big Slice of Jo Brand (Video documentary)
 1996 The Sherman Plays (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mental (1996) ... (play)
  Jo Brand Through the Cakehole (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (written by - 2 episodes, 1994)
- Violence (1996)
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1994)
 1990 One on Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Spitting Image (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (1987) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

Appeared in Boyzone's music video for "When The Going Gets Tough", the official single of Comic Relief 1999. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully - which I didn't at the beginning. See more »

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Daughters: Maisie Harriet born March 2001 and Eliza Mary born November 2002. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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