Vic Reeves (eigentlich: James Roderick Moir; * 24. Januar 1959 in Leeds) ist ein englischer Sänger und Comedian. Sein Pseudonym geht zurück auf seine Lieblingssänger Vic Damone und Jim Reeves . Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Wirken 2 Diskografie 2.1 Album 2.2 Singles 3 Quellen 4 Weblinks Leben und Wirken [ Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten]
James Roderick Moir (born 24 January 1959), better known by his stage name Vic Reeves, is an English comedian, artist, surrealist, musician, actor and television presenter, best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer as Reeves & Mortimer. He is known for his surreal sense of humour.
- Comedian, artist, musician, actor, television presenter
- Sarah Vincent, (m. 1990; div. 1999), Nancy Sorrell (m. 2003)
28. Sept. 2021 · The comedian Vic Reeves has spoken for the first time about being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour that has left him deaf in one ear. The 62-year-old, best known for his double act with...
Vic Reeves was born on 24 January 1959 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Catterick (2004), Vic Reeves Big Night Out (1990) and House of Fools (2014). He has been married to Nancy Sorrell since 25 January 2003. They have two children. He was previously married to Sarah Vincent.
- Early Years
Jim Moir's comedy career began in New Cross, London, in the mid-1980s. Having tried out various stage names, he settled on Vic Reeves and began a show called Vic Reeves' Big Night Out, first at Winston's wine bar in Deptford, then at The Goldsmiths Tavern. At Goldsmith's he met and began working with Bob Mortimer, and the show then moved to an even...
Jonathan Ross played a large part in Reeves' first TV appearances, which included Reeves hanging suspended from the ceiling during an episode of The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross (1988). His company, Channel X, brought Vic Reeves Big Night Out to Channel 4 as a six-part series in 1990. The show quickly attained a cult following. A New Year's Eve s...
In 1994, between series of The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, the pair hosted a one-off hour long show on BBC Radio 1 entitled Radio Reeves & Mortimer. The show was partially presented in character as 'co-hosts' Councillors Cox and Evans. In November 2007, BBC Radio 2 aired a weekly radio-based sketch show featuring Reeves and Mortimer, entitled Vic...
Reeves and Mortimer auditioned for roles as a pair of chipmunks in The Lion King (1994); according to Mortimer, the Disneyproducers were enthusiastic, but he and Reeves were uncomfortable with their corporate attitude and abandoned the film. In August 2003, Reeves and Mortimer appeared in Once Upon a Time in the Midlands as Plonko the Clown and Kun...
Reeves and Mortimer first appeared on Jools Holland's single "Holy Cow" in 1990, singing backing vocals. The following year, Reeves collaborated with The Wonder Stuff to cover "Dizzy", originally released in 1969 by Tommy Roe. The song reached number one and spawned a spin-off full-length album on Island Records, I Will Cure You, which featured re-...And Away... - autobiography - Bob Mortimer, Simon & Schuster, 2021Vic Reeves Art Book- Vic Reeves, Unbound, 2020Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K. Jerome, Vintage Classics, (illustrated by Vic Reeves), 2011Me:Moir - autobiography - Vic Reeves, Virgin Books, 2006
Vic Reeves Big Night Out was a cult British comedy stage show and later television series which ran on Channel 4 for two series in 1990 and 1991, as well as a New Year special. Its live incarnation marked the beginnings of the collaboration between Vic Reeves (real name Jim Moir) and Bob Mortimer and started their Reeves and Mortimer (also known informally as Vic and Bob ) comedy double act .
Widely celebrated for his irreverent wit, glorious eccentricity and tremendous creativity, Jim Moir attended the Sir John Cass Art School in London at the age of 22 before becoming a household name in British comedy for tv work including Vic Reeves Big Night Out, Shooting Stars, Vic Reeves Turner Prize Moments, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Coronation Street and House of Fools.