Olivia Lee

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Olivia Lee
Olivia Lee 2013.jpg
Lee in 2013
Occupation Comedian, actress, television presenter
Website
OliviaLee.com

Olivia Lee is an English comedian, actress, and television presenter.

Early life[edit]

Lee is from a Jewish family.[1] She studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama.[2]

Career[edit]

Lee landed a presenting job alongside Simon Amstell on Channel 4's T4. She later appeared on comedy show Balls of Steel, where she pulled pranks such as interviewing celebrities with a penis-shaped microphone.[3] She was later given her own show on Channel 4, Naughty Bits,[4] and performed hidden camera pranks on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.[5]

Lee appeared in an episode of The Basil Brush Show in 2004. In 2006, she was interviewed and featured in a photoshoot for FHM.[3] In March 2009, she appeared as a guest on internet talk show Tom Green's House Tonight.[6] She currently has her own hidden camera show, Dirty Sexy Funny, which originally piloted on Channel 4 in 2008. It was commissioned by Comedy Central[7] and began airing in March 2010.[5] Lee was the host of the Fox Reality Channel game show Battle of the Bods before Fox Reality's dissolution ended its run.[8]

In January 2012, it was announced that Lee would join the cast of Balls of Steel Australia for its second series. Her act in the show is "Prank TV OZ", in which she pranks various members of the public while taking on different personas in a similar manner to her hidden camera show Dirty Sexy Funny. On 17 March 2012, Lee appeared on a celebrity edition of Channel 4 game show The Bank Job for charity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olivia shows off her naughty bits... againTotally Jewish, Lauren Krotosky, Thursday 18 March 2010
  2. ^ Olivia Lee shows off her Naughty Bits in a new Channel 4 showThe Jewish Chronicle, Candice Krieger, 21 August 2008
  3. ^ a b "Olivia Lee". FHMonline.com. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  4. ^ "Comedy Lab: Olivia Lee's Naughty Bits". Channel4.com.com. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  5. ^ a b "Olivia Lee Interview: Dirty Sexy Funny". SKY.com. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  6. ^ "Tom invites British comedienne Olivia Lee over to make her debut on The Channel". TomGreen.com. 7 March 2009. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  7. ^ "Dirty Sexy Funny: Olivia Lee". ComedyCentral.com. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  8. ^ Interview with Olivia Lee host of Fox Realitys Battle of the Bods

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