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Louis Theroux


Louis Theroux was born on May 20, 1970 in Singapore as Louis Sebastian Theroux. He is a writer and producer, known for The Most Hated Family in America (2007), Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998) and Louis and the Nazis (2003). He has been married to Nancy Strang since July 7, 2012. They have two children. He was previously married to Susanna ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Louis Theroux's LA Stories (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Among the Sex Offenders (2014) ... (written by)
- Edge of Life (2014) ... (written by)
- City of Dogs (2014) ... (written by)
 2012 What!? Logo Documentaries (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2012 Louis Theroux: Twilight of the Porn Stars (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2012 Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Louis Theroux: America's Most Dangerous Pets (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Lagos (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2010 Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg (Documentary) (writer)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Law & Disorder (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Philadelphia (Documentary) (writer)
 2008 Louis Theroux's African Hunting Holiday (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Behind Bars (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Louis Theroux: Under the Knife (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Most Hated Family in America (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2007 Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Weird World of Louis Theroux (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2003 Louis and the Nazis (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Louis, Martin & Michael (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Louis and the Brothel (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 When Louis Met... Max Clifford (Documentary) (written by)
 2002 When Louis Met... Chris Eubank (Documentary) (written by)
 2002 When Louis Met... Ann Widdecombe (Documentary) (written by)
 2001 When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (Documentary) (written by)
 2001 When Louis Met Paul and Debbie (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1998-2000 Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (TV Series documentary) (written by - 16 episodes)
- Rap (2000) ... (written by)
- Looking for Love (2000) ... (written by)
- Body-Building (2000) ... (written by)
- Boer Separatists (2000) ... (written by)
- India: Enlightenment (2000) ... (written by)
 2000 When Louis Met... Jimmy (Documentary) (written by)
 1998 Weird Christmas (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1996 Not Necessarily the Election (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jail News ... (writer)
 1994 TV Nation (TV Series documentary)
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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

(In 2012) So the rumours seem to have been in some degree validated. I haven't seen ITVs expose on Jimmy Savile yet, but from what I understand there are a number of credible accounts from under-aged teenaged girls of Jimmy abusing his position of trust and celebrity to procure sexual favours. I can't say that I'm completely blindsided by these revelations. Still, it's shocking and upsetting to ... See more »

Trivia:

Went to the very prestigious public school Westminster School and was friends with Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish and future Liberal Democrats leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. Several years below Clegg, Louis had the job of waking him up in the morning with a newspaper (part of an old public school tradition often called 'fagging' where younger pupils act as servants to older ones). See more »

Trademark:

Always wears spectacles See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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