LEE Mack is a comedian and actor who starred in The Great Celebrity Bake Off 2018.
He became a household name in the UK due to his sitcom Not Going Out and work on the comedy panel show Would I Lie to You? Now’s your chance to get to know Lee a little bit better.
PA:Press Association Lee Mack is currently starring in series nine of his hit sitcom, Not Going Out
Who is Lee Mack?
Lee Mack – real name Lee Gordon McKillop – was born above a pub in Southport, Lancashire, in 1968.
He is best known for writing and starring in his hit BBC sitcom, Not Going Out.
But he started out working in a bingo hall and as a stable boy before becoming a Blue Coat entertainer at Pontins holiday resort at Hemsby in Norfolk.
Lee was sacked from Pontins after appearing on stage drunk and calling an audience member an offensive name.
He came to prominence by winning So You Think You’re Funny at the 1995 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The cheeky comic featured in the original radio version of The Mighty Boosh and had his own show on BBC Radio 2 called The Lee Mack Show.
Lee joined ITV’s The Sketch Show alongside Tim Vine in 2001 and launched a new show entitled Lee Mack’s All Star Cast for BBC in 2011.
And he has hosted many panel shows including They Think It’s All Over, Have I Got News For You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
The 49-year-old, who is now the winner of three British Comedy Awards, has been a team captain in BBC One’s panel show Would I Lie to You? since 2007, alongside David Mitchell and Rob Brydon.
Lee lives in Surrey with his wife of 13 years and their three children.
On March 26, 2018, it was revealed he would be joining the cast of Doctor Who.