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James May (II)


James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine. He previously presented Top Gear and is now one of the presenters on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Top Gear
Top Gear Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2003-2015)
The Sweeney
The Sweeney Stunts
(2012)
James May's Top Toys
(2005)
Phineas and Ferb
(2013)

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 2016-2017 James May: The Reassembler (TV Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Portable Record Player (2017) ... (writer)
- Mini Motorcycle (2017) ... (writer)
- Food Mixer (2017) ... (writer)
- Christmas: Hornby Train Set (2016) ... (writer)
- Electric Guitar (2016) ... (writer)
  Toy Stories (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2014) (written by - 9 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (deviser - 6 episodes, 2009) (devised by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- The Motorcycle Diary (2014) ... (written by)
- Flight Club (2012) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- The Great Train Race (2011) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- Hornby (2009) ... (deviser) / (written by)
 2014 James May's Cars of the People (TV Mini-Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
  James May's Man Lab (TV Series documentary) (devised by - 13 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (written by - 12 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #3.5 (2013) ... (devised by) / (writer)
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
- Episode #3.3 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
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- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (devised by) / (written by)
 2005 James May's Top Toys (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Commentary - Road Rage School, BBC1, 2005 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

James May speaker agent

Alternate Names:

Dr James May BMus | James of Bristol | James Murgh Masala | Agnetha May | Archbishop Desmond May | Charlie May | Ellie May May | Francis Ford May | Robert Leroy May | Sir Alec May | Sir James May | Sir Ranulph May | Terry May | Dr. May I Presume?

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like luxury. It's the new performance. See more »

Trivia:

When asked by Steve Kroft on "60 Minutes" (24 October 2010) about the fastest speed he'd ever driven in a car, May confirmed that he reached a top speed of 259.2 mph behind the wheel of a Bugatti Veyron Super Sports at the Volkswagen Group's test track in Ehra-Lessien, Germany [ep: Top Gear: Episode #9.2 (2007)]. See more »

Nickname:

Captain Slow

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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