30 January 1978 |
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Romesh Ranganathan (born 1978) is a British stand-up comedian and actor who has appeared on Mock the Week, Holby City, Soccer AM, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous. He was nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Awards. He is currently a regular on Stand Up for the Week.
Life and career
Ranganathan is of Sri Lankan Tamil descent. As mentioned on a 2013 episode of Live at the Apollo (series 9) in which he featured, Ranganathan started performing as a comedian whilst a mathematics teacher at Hazelwick School in Crawley, West Sussex. Ranganathan, his wife Lisa and their two boys appeared in the third episode of Jon Richardson Grows Up, whose subject was children. Their scenes were filmed in Horley.
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- Live at the Apollo at BBC Programmes
- Newsjack at BBC Programmes
- Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2014, Part 2 at BBC Programmes