Bob Mortimer Rank
About Bob Mortimer
Bob Mortimer, born Robert Renwick Mortimer, had a passion so big for comedy that he abandoned his job as a lawyer to pursue it. Mortimer met his then-future comedy partner, Vic Reeves at the latter’s show in 1986 and proposed to be his writing partner for the show. It was not long before Mortimer began performing with Reeves on the show dubbed “Vic Reeves Big Night Out”. The duo later appeared on British television with the show and other comedy shows.
He is also known for partnering with comedian Paul Whitehouse on their entertainment television series “Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing”.
He lost his father when he was seven years old. He has three brothers. He married Lisa Matthews, whom he had been in a relationship with for over two decades, in October 2015. Their two sons were born in 1997 and 1998 respectively.
His rheumatoid arthritis prevented him from becoming a professional footballer. In his teen years, he had tried out for Middlesbrough football club.
Bob Mortimer Rank
Bob Mortimer's Popularity
Bob Mortimer is a famous English comedian, who was born on May 23, 1959. As a person born on this date, Bob Mortimer is listed in our database as the 75th most popular celebrity for the day (May 23) and the 211th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on May 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Bob Mortimer is the 2282nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Bob Mortimer's birthday, Bob Mortimer is the 2377th most famous English.
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