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|Born||Michael Paul Underwood
26 October 1975
Northampton, United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Angellica Bell (m. 2010)|
Underwood attended Weston Favell Academy in Northampton; he later graduated from Plymouth University's Rolle College, Exmouth with a BEd (Hons) in Drama & Performance. Before winning a six week CBBC presenting contract on the BBC television show Whatever You Want, Underwood had previously made it to the last four in interviews for the Blue Peter vacancy subsequently filled by Simon Thomas.
Underwood competed in the 2008 series of Dancing on Ice, partnered by professional skater Melanie Lambert. However, he pulled out of the series following a broken ankle in the run-up to the third show. The following year he took part in the series again, in its fourth series.
Underwood runs his own film blog (http://www.michaelsmovieblog.blogspot.com).
Underwood is currently working on Heart FM for South Coast Breakfast with Zoe Hanson. http://radiotoday.co.uk/2013/04/new-breakfast-duo-for-heart-south-coast/
Underwood married his former CBBC co-star Angellica Bell in New York in December 2010. On 9 June 2011, Underwood announced that Bell was expecting their first child. The baby, Elijah Joseph, was born on 26 December 2011. It was announced on twitter in early 2013 that Underwood and wife, Angellica would be expecting their second child. Underwood was quoted saying 'two under two, we are crazy' in regards to the limited amount of time spent after first child, before producing the second.
- The Crystal Maze: Team captain on the first kids' special 1990
- Whatever You Want: Where he won the CBBC contract 1999
- CBBC: presenter 1999-2002
- Hollywood 7: Pizza Delivery Boy
- The Make Shift: presenter
- CITV: presenter 2002-2003
- The White Knuckle Tour: presenter
- Eliminator: presenter
- The Big Bang: presenter
- Starfinder: presenter
- Jungle Run: presenter series 3 and 4 (52 episodes)
- Ministry of Mayhem :presenter January 2004-December 2004
- Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005: British Final presenter
- Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005: commentator
- ITV2 British Soap Awards 2006: presenter
- ITV2 Celebrity Daredevils: "SAS Training"
- ITV2 I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now he was part of the panel
- It Shouldn't Happen To A Showbiz Reporter: showbiz reporter 2005
- GMTV: Entertainment Correspondent (2005–2008)
- Wet Wet Wet's "Too Many People" music video: waiter
- Dancing on Ice celebrity skater 2008 (although was forced to withdraw three weeks into the competition due to a broken ankle. Was replaced by Zaraah Abrahams).
- Harry Hill's TV Burp
- Bingo Night Live: presenter 2008
- The Wright Stuff: guest
- Loose Women: guest
- The X Factor- co-presented in Derry
- Dancing on Ice celebrity skater 2009 (competing for a second year due to previous withdrawal after broken ankle)
- ITV2 British Soap Awards 2009: presenter
- In your shoes music video by Beverley Knight:- TV presenter 2009
- All Star Mr and Mrs with his fiancee Angellica Bell – as contestants
- The X Factor - co-presented in Colchester 2009
- Live from Studio Five: guest presenter 2010
- The Door: contestant 2010
- ITV1 British Soap Awards 2010: back stage interview presenter
- ITV2 British Soap Awards: The After Party 2010: presenter
- The Zone: presenter 2010
- Daybreak: Competition Correspondent
- OK! TV: Guest presenter
- Born To Shine: Contestant
- Celebrity Masterchef 2012: runner up
- Celebrity Mastermind 2012: Contestant (Specialist subject: James Bond films starring Roger Moore)
- "TV presenter couple Michael Underwood and Angellica Bell wed in surprise ceremony in New York". Daily Mail (Associated Newspapers). 29 December 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- "TV presenter couple Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood expecting their first child". Daily Mail (Associated Newspapers). 9 June 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
- Michael Underwood's Official Website
- Michael's Movie Blog
- Michael's Twitter Page
- Michael duets with Andy
- IMDB page
- In a taxi with...Michael Underwood Mail On Sunday