Jack Whitehall is a comedian featured on "Comedy Central Presents" Season 15.
At just 22 years old, British comedian Jack Whitehall has made a remarkable impact upon the comedy world. In August 2009, he was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his debut solo Fringe show, "Jack Whitehall: Nearly Rebellious."
In July 2010, he performed at the "Montreal Just For Laughs Festival" and was picked out by Hollywood industry bible Variety as one of their
With a host of competition titles and an array of live appearances under his belt, this so-called "newcomer" has guest hosted "Never Mind the Buzzcocks" and in 2009 he co-wrote and hosted "TNT Show" on Channel 4. In 2009, he hosted "Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth" for its three week run live on E4. Recent television appearances include "You Have Been Watching," "8 Out of 10 Cats," "Would I Lie to you," "Mock the Week," "The Graham Norton Show" and "A Comedy Roast" and "Channel 4's Comedy Gala" filmed at the O2. In 2010 Jack was featured in "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and a new show for C4 called "Stand Up for the Week," in which he and a clutch of other top comics give their views on events each week.
Born into a theatrical family, Jack initially worked as a child actor in various television dramas but shortly after leaving school he decided to pursue a career in stand up comedy. Six months later, aged 18, he beat over 600 contestants to become the youngest ever comedian to reach the final of the prestigious "Laughing Horse New Act" competition for which he finished runner up. In addition, he battled his way through a tense two night London competition to secure a place on the "Pleasance Comedy Reserve." Whilst at the Fringe, he reached the final of Channel 5's "So You Think You're Funny?" and was crowned the youngest ever Winner of the "Amused Moose New Act of the Year," leading Time Out to pinpoint him as "a rising star."