|Born||Joseph Ellis Pasquale|
August 20, 1961
Grays, Essex, England
Joe Pasquale (born Joseph Ellis Pasquale, 20 August 1961) is an English comedian from Grays, Essex, arguably most famous for his high-pitched voice, use of visual gags and more recently being crowned "King of the Jungle", on the ITV realityTV show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!. Events 636 - Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Grays is the largest town in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex, and is situated approximately 20 miles (32km to the east of London Essex is a county in the East of England. The County town is Chelmsford, and the highest point of the county is Chrishall Common England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Events 636 - Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience primarily by making them laugh Grays is the largest town in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex, and is situated approximately 20 miles (32km to the east of London Essex is a county in the East of England. The County town is Chelmsford, and the highest point of the county is Chrishall Common Independent Television (generally known as ITV) is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters set up under the Independent I'm a Celebrity Get Me out of Here! is a Reality television show in which celebrities live in jungle conditions with few creature comforts and have to earn He also hosted The Price Is Right which was originally hosted by Bruce Forsyth (and Leslie Crowther). Widely Known Facts The Price Is Right is an American Television Game show that is currently owned by the FremantleMedia Bruce Forsyth, CBE (born Bruce Joseph Forsyth Johnson on 22 February 1928) is a British BAFTA award-winning Leslie Crowther, CBE ( 6 February 1933, Nottingham &ndash 29 September 1996, Bath) was an English
Joe dropped out of school at the age of 15. He tried several occupations before turning to the stage. He worked for the Civil Service's Department of Transport before joining Smithfields meat market. See also Bureaucrat The term civil service has two distinct meanings Branch of governmental service in which individuals are hired on the basis In the United Kingdom, the Department for Transport (or DfT) ( Welsh: Adran am Drafnidiaeth) is the government department Smithfield (also known as West Smithfield) is an area in the north-west part of the City of London, mostly known for its centuries-old meat market and its bloody history The hours at the meat market became too much for a young Joe, so he left to work at a building site and at the Ford factory in Dagenham. Dagenham is a suburban town in east London, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, situated east of Charing Cross.
For a few years, Joe worked as an entertainer at holiday camps across the UK and became entertainment manager at Warner Holidays Corton in Suffolk. Bourne Leisure is a British company which owns Holiday park chains in the United Kingdom and was formed in the 1960's Corton is a coastal village in Suffolk, located a few miles to the East of Lowestoft. Later, he became entertainment manager at Torquay. Torquay (tɔrˈkiː is a town in the Unitary authority of Torbay and ceremonial county of Devon, England. His big break finally came when he entered and came second in the New Faces competition in 1987. This article is about the British show For the Australian version see New Faces (Australian.
Joe is married to Debbie and has 5 children. Three were from his marriage to his first wife, Alison. Joe has four grandchildren. In May 2008, Pasquale split from wife Debbie.
Joe's live shows include Live & Squeaky, 1996, Twin Squeaks, 1997, 2000, The Everything I Have Ever Done and the First of Many Goodbye Tours, 2004, and Return of the Love Monkey, 2006. The VHS to Live & Squeaky grossed in excess of £1 million, earning Joe an award from the British Video Association.
He has done five Royal Variety Performances, most recently in 2005. The Royal Variety Performance is a gala evening held annually in the United Kingdom, which is attended by senior members of the British Royal Family, normally Joe once described how he got drunk one night causing the other performers to avoid him for the entire evening. The situation worsened when the Queen greeted the performers, including Joe, who was the 'most drunk' he'd ever been.
In recent years Joe has begun acting on stage. In 1999, he appeared as a lead character in The Nerd. The show received rave reviews with one source describing it as "rib shatteringly funny". He returned to the stage in Autumn 2004 in the comedy Tom, Dick and Harry.
Joe is also well known for his pantomime appearances. Pantomime (informally panto) (not to be confused with a Mime artist, referring to a theatrical performer of mime is a performance genre traditionally found For nine years he played 'Smee' in Peter Pan alongside former-soap actor Leslie Grantham. The works of J M Barrie about Peter Pan feature many memorable characters. Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J Leslie Michael Grantham (born 30 April 1947 in Camberwell, England is a British actor best known for playing "Dirty" Den Watts in the In December 2004 and January 2005, he played Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Jack and the Beanstalk is an English Fairy tale, closely associated with the tale of Jack the Giant Killer. The Birmingham Hippodrome is a theatre situated on Hurst Street in the Chinese Quarter of Birmingham, England. The show was a massive success for the Hippodrome, and the shows sold out rapidly thanks to Joe's success in the jungle. Unfortunately, tragedy struck in January when, whilst on stage, he fell and severely injured his shoulder.
Joe performed in the Mel Brooks' West End musical 'The Producers' as Leo Bloom. In the panto season of 2007, Joe played Buttons in Cinderella at the Cliffs Pavilion in Southend-on-Sea along with Jon Robyns, from the original London cast of Avenue Q
On 6 December 2004 he won the fourth series of the UK television show I'm a Celebrity. Events 1060 - Béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary 1240 - Mongol invasion of Rus: Kiev "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located . . Get Me Out of Here!. Joe overcame competition from butler Paul Burrell and nightclub owner Fran Cosgrave. A butler is a senior servant in a large Household. In the Great houses of the past the household was sometimes divided into departments with the butler Paul Burrell, RVM (born, at Grassmoor (near Chesterfield, Derbyshire) is a former member of the Royal Household. A nightclub (or "night club" or "club" is a drinking, dancing, and entertainment venue which does its primary business after dark Fran Cosgrave (born 30 December 1977 is an Irish Nightclub owner famous for appearing on reality television programmes and being the former Westlife During his time in the jungle, Joe became well known for his relationship with the two emus and his use of the word "Jacobs", a slang term for testicles. The Emu ( Dromaius novaehollandiae, is the largest Bird native to Australia and the only extant member of the Genus
He was the first celebrity to earn full stars in a bushtucker trial. Bushfood (also called bush tucker) refers to any food native to Australia and used as sustenance by the original inhabitants the Australian Aborigines, The special trial involved Joe climbing out of an airborne helicopter and climbing down a ladder recovering the stars as he went. This was notable due his fear of flying. Later on in the show, Joe found himself being buried underground for five minutes with rats in a trial called Danger Down Under. Rats are various medium sized long-tailed Rodents of the superfamily Muroidea
Before doing the show, Joe made his worries about doing the show clear. He insisted it wouldn't be the bushtucker trials that worried him, rather the other 'celebrities'. He claimed to be terrible and shy when it came to meeting new people and was worried about them not liking him. However, he got along well with the other contestants.
For the 16-day duration of the show, Joe was the bookies' favourite for the entire time, so it came as no surprise when the presenters, Ant & Dec, announced him as the new King of the Jungle. Ant & Dec are a British duo of Light entertainment television presenters consisting of Novocastrians (the colloquial terminology for this is " King of the Jungle is an American Reality television program that appears on the Animal Planet Cable television network The only surprise was that Paul Burrell, the bookmakers' biggest underdog at the start of the series, managed to finish second. The vote between the two, percentage-wise, is believed to have been about 55-45 in Joe's favour.
Since the Jungle, Joe became more popular, making numerous TV appearances including The Weakest Link, The Paul O'Grady Show and the popular Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. The Weakest Link is a television Game show which first appeared in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 14 August, 2000 The Paul O'Grady Show is a popular British Comedy Chat show broadcast every weekday at 500pm on Channel 4 (formerly aired in the Saturday Night Takeaway was a Variety show shown in the UK on Saturday evenings on ITV, presented and executively produced by Ant & Dec
On 19 February 2005, ITV1 broadcast An Audience with Joe Pasquale, containing some routines from his stage show — culminating in the Edward Scissorhands inspired snow sequence. Events 197 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus defeats usurper Clodius Albinus in the Battle of Lugdunum Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. This article deals with the ITV1 brand name as it is broadcast at present Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American Fantasy film, written by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson, and directed by Nine million people tuned in, and ITV commissioned Another Audience With Joe Pasquale which aired in 2006.
In addition, Joe is using his fame to raise money and awareness for charitable causes. With the help of other celebrities, he backed the Man Alive 2005 campaign. The campaign, which was run by Cancer Research, is hoping to alert men of the dangers of being overweight and encourage exercise. Cancer Research UK' is a Cancer research and awareness-promotion charity in the United Kingdom, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger The main danger being highlighted in the campaign is that obesity/physical inactivity causes cancer in men. Obesity is a condition in which excess Body fat has accumulated to such an extent that health may be negatively affected The cancer caused by obesity is preventable with a healthy diet and regular exercise.
During 2005, Joe toured the UK with his summer tour, Does He Really Talk Like That?! which is the name of his autobiography which released in September 2006. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The DVD of Joe's 2005 tour was released in time for Christmas 2005. DVD (also known as " Digital Versatile Disc " or " Digital Video Disc " - see Etymology)is
On the 24th of September 2005, the 30 minute 'Breakout Trust' DVD, entitled "It's A Boy", was published. Pasquale starred as the voice of an Innkeeper named Garralus. Alongside him were such performers as Cannon and Ball, and Sir Cliff Richard. Cannon and Ball are an English Comedy Double act consisting of Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball. Sir Cliff Richard, OBE, (born Harry Roger Webb on 14 October 1940 is an English Singer, Actor and Businessman. The production is a new take on the nativity story and was released in time for Christmas of 2005.
Joe went back to Birmingham to do pantomime again from 21 December 2005-29 January 2006. Events 69 - The end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 904 - Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the papacy from the deposed Antipope Christopher. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Joe played the part of Mr. Smee in the Qdos entertainments production of Peter Pan. He directed and produced his musical, Rent-A-Ghost, during Spring 2006. Rentaghost was a British children's television comedy show produced and broadcast by the BBC between January 6 1976 and June 11 1984
His latest endeavour is presenting The Price Is Right at 2pm and 5pm, weekdays on ITV1. The Price Is Right in the UK has been hosted by Leslie Crowther, Bob Warman, Bruce Forsyth, and Joe Pasquale. This article deals with the ITV1 brand name as it is broadcast at present Previous hosts have include Leslie Crowther in 1984, Bob Warman in 1989, and Bruce Forsyth in 2001. Leslie Crowther, CBE ( 6 February 1933, Nottingham &ndash 29 September 1996, Bath) was an English Bob Warman is a British Television presenter, born in Walsall, West Midlands. Bruce Forsyth, CBE (born Bruce Joseph Forsyth Johnson on 22 February 1928) is a British BAFTA award-winning Notably, he is insistent that the stars of the game show are the people selected from the audience, not, as the announcer portrays, him.
Joe has also found the time to overcome his fear of flying, and has now gained a piloting licence.
Joe toured during 2006 with a new show The Return of the Love Monkey that was filmed in Southend, Essex, for a new DVD and to be shown on ITV in 2007.
Joe also performed at the Bristol Hippodrome where he performed Peter Pan in pantomime, from 15 December 2006 to 13 January 2007. The Bristol Hippodrome ( is a Theatre in the centre of Bristol with seating on three levels giving a capacity of 1951 Events 533 - Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 532 - Nika riots in Constantinople. 888 - Odo Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
Joe is now performing in The Producers which is on tour, largely financed by renowned media mogul, Mick Fall. The Producers is a Comedy - musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name,
On 26 February 2008, Joe attended the press launch of BingoLotto in Trafalgar Square. BingoLotto is a hybrid lottery bingo style game based on the Swedish version of the same name Bingolotto. BingoLotto will be a weekly game broadcast on digital TV channels Virgin1 and Challenge every Friday night. The game will be co-hosted by Suzanne Shaw. Suzanne Shaw (born Suzanne Crowshaw on 29 September 1981 is an English Actress, Singer and Television personality. Joe voices the cat in CBBC's Frankenstein's cat. CBBC ( Children's BBC) is the brand-name for the BBC 's Children's television programmes aimed at children aged between 6 and 12 years old
|I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! winner|
|Host of The Price is Right UK|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Pasquale, Joseph Ellis|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1961-08-20|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Grays, Essex|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|