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Richard Hammond (II)


Richard Hammond was born in 1969 in the British town of Solihull, which is near to Birmingham although it tries to pretend that it isn't. He started his career in local radio before getting a break on a cable TV car show where he was able to hone his presenting skills, safe in the knowledge that no one was watching. In 2002 he was given his big ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Grand Tour
The Grand Tour Himself - Host / Himself - Presenter
(2016-2017)
Top Gear
Top Gear Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host / Himself
(2002-2015)
Blast Lab
Blast Lab Producer
(2009-2011)
Total Wipeout
Total Wipeout Himself - Presenter
(2009-2011)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2009-2010 Blast Lab (TV Series) (co-producer - 39 episodes)
- Episode #3.13 (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Episode #3.12 (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Episode #3.11 (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Episode #3.10 (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Episode #3.9 (2010) ... (co-producer)
 2009 Top Gear: Uncovered (Video documentary) (co-producer)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Self (82 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

Television commercial for Morrisons supermarket (2008)

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Archbishop Desmond Hammond | Benny Hammond | Francis Ford Hammond | Handy Hammond | Robert Leroy Hammond | Sir Alec Hammond | Sir Ranulph Hammond | Sir Richard Hammond | Wayne Hammond | Earl Hammond Jr | Richard Chicken Korma | Dr. Hammond I Presume? | Richard of Solihull

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

My grandfather on one side was trained as a cabinetmaker but eventually worked as a coachbuilder and then built cars. I inherited from him a love of cars, but with no technical ability whatsoever, sadly! See more »

Trivia:

Went to art college. When asked what he wanted to do with his degree, he replied "attract girls". See more »

Nickname:

Hamster

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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