Joel Dommett

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Joel Dommett
Born Joel Patrick Dommett
(1985-06-08) 8 June 1985 (age 31)
Rockhampton, Gloucestershire, England
Occupation Comedian, actor
Years active 2007–present
Website www.joeldommett.com

Joel Dommett (born 8 June 1985) is an English comedian and actor known for his television roles in Skins, Live in Chelsea, Impractical Jokers UK, and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.

Career[edit]

Dommett is originally from Rockhampton and attended The Castle School in Thornbury.[1] He moved to London at the age of 19. His first stand-up gig was at a bar in Los Angeles and he has since performed in locations as diverse as Reykjavik and The Netherlands.[2] In 2008, he won Best Newcomer award and was a finalist in Stand Up Comedian of the year.[citation needed] Also in 2008, he appeared in a feature film called The Edge of Love, a Second World War drama.[3] Joel is a member of National Youth Theatre.[4]

In 2010, Dommett appeared in a recurring role in E4's Skins as D.C. Sweeney and appeared in all six episodes of Popatron,[5] a sitcom produced by Charlie Brooker's Zeppotron that appeared on BBC Two as part of its BBC Switch brand. Beginning in 2011, Joel hosted Live in Chelsea, a live discussion show revolving around the events of the popular reality show Made in Chelsea. Dommett appeared in the first two series of Impractical Jokers UK from 2012 until 2014 on BBC Three.[6][7]

In 2015, Dommett was a team captain on ITV2's comedy show Reality Bites.[8] He was also a regular panellist on Nicole Scherzinger's team on the Sky 1 panel show Bring the Noise.[9] In November 2015, Dommett appeared on a celebrity edition of The Chase.[10]

In November 2016, Dommett took part in the sixteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and finished in second place, losing out to Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt.[11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Edge of Love Train Soldier Feature film
2010 Bashment J.J.
2016 White Island Dex
Television
Year Title Role Notes
MTV News Newsreader
Greatest Body Shockers E4
Russell Howard's Good News Extra Guest BBC Three
Signs of Life BBC One
Bricking It
2004 Casualty Jonathon Hansell BBC One
2005 The Golden Hour Dale Harper ITV
2005 Totally Frank Cory Channel 4
2007 Inspector Lynley Josh Tyler BBC One
2007 Up Close and Personal ITV2; Non-broadcast pilot
2008 Teenage Kicks Josh ITV
2010 Popatron Toby Wood BBC Two
2010 Skins DC Sweeney E4
2011–? Live in Chelsea Presenter 4oD
2011 Pop's Greatest Dance Crazes Contributor BBC Three
2011 EMA Voices 2011 Presenter
2012 How To Survive A Disaster Movie Co-presenter Channel 5
2012–2014 Impractical Jokers UK "Joker" BBC Three
2013 Sweat the Small Stuff Guest BBC Three
2014 The Dog Ate My Homework Guest CBBC
2015 Reality Bites Team captain ITV2
Bring the Noise Regular panellist Sky1
2016 World of Weird[13] Co-presenter Channel 4
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Contestant 2nd place ITV

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where did these 11 Bristol celebrities go to school?",Bristol Post, 2 April 2017 (Accessed 4th April 2017)
  2. ^ "Joel Dommett". jilliebushell.com. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "I'm A Celebrity 2016 contestant in profile - Who is Joel Dommett?". men. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "I'm a Celebrity star to bring comic gig to Cumbria". www.newsandstar.co.uk. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  5. ^ British, Comedy Guide. "Popatron". Popatron, BBC2 Sitcom. British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Solutions, Powder Blue Internet Business. "BBC Three picks up Impractical Jokers : News 2012 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  7. ^ Guide, British Comedy (28 June 2013). "BBC Three orders Impractical Jokers Series 2". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  8. ^ Guide, British Comedy (23 January 2015). "Reality TV panel show coming to ITV2". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "Joel Dommett joins new Sky 1 music panel show Bring The Noise". British Comedy Guide. 8 October 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "The Chase: Celebrity Special Episode 5". "ITV Press Centre". Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Meet your 2016 Celebrity Campmates". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 
  12. ^ "Joel Dommett comes second on I'm A Celebrity 2016 as he loses out to new Queen of the jungle Scarlett Moffatt". The Sun. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  13. ^ "Joel Dommett". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-11-04. 

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