Jeff Stevenson (comedian)

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Jeff Stevenson, (born March 3, 1961. Shepherd's Bush, London) is an English comedian and actor.[1]

Career[edit]

Stevenson was born in 1961 in Perivale under the name Jeff Stevens. He attended Barbara Speake Stage school in his teens.

A comedian and actor, Stevenson appeared in the 1976 film Bugsy Malone, playing the part of Louis (under his then name Jeffrey Stevens)

He played the Stag comedian at Rodney Trotter's stag night on Only Fools and Horses. He also played PC Parker in To Hull and Back, a Christmas Day film of Only Fools and Horses.

Stevenson hosted the ITV series Knees Up, a variety show set in a London pub that was a follow on from the first series hosted by Chas & Dave. Stevenson also hosted the ITV daytime game show Jumble which ran for two series in 1991 and 1992.

Stevenson has toured the world opening for acts such as Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones. Recently, he has toured round the UK with Johnny Mathis, but even more recently, with Barry Manilow. Stevenson is now a very accomplished cruise ship act. He has mostly been spotted on the Oceana and Royal Caribbean ships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eddie Shore and the Moss Richard Taylor - 2006 - Page 109