Jason Canning

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Born in Hillingdon, South East England, Jason began acting at an early age, performing in London theatre productions. Jason's quick wit and charismatic personality made him a natural for television and he made his professional debut in 1999 as Mr. Paramount, the face of the Paramount Comedy ChannelThat same year Jason was one of the new faces handpicked to launch a new UK channel, ITV2, which is now the most watched cable channel in the UKJason's affinity and passion for fine automobiles made him a natural choice to host Granada's television series, "The Drive of Your Life". Unfortunately Jason's car collection consists of a 95 Ford ProbeJust one year later, Jason's career climbed to the next level when he was cast by Disney to host "Circle Time", his own story-telling show, on the award winning Playhouse Disney ChannelA regular face on British television, he found himself in high demand booking celebrity guest appearances on shows like the BBC's long running "Ready, Steady, Cook" and hosting a series of concerts at London's prestigious Royal Albert HallSince moving to L.A. Jason has honed his craft as a stand up comic and can now wrangle funny bones on both sides of the pondHe's the narrator of E! Entertainment's long running movie review show "Extreme Close-Up" and also "Celebrities Gone Bad"BBC America chose Jason to be the voice of their network to promote "Footballer's Wives", the results of which won Jason a Silver Telly AwardWarner Brothers' The CW followed shortly after when Jason's voice was heard nationally on their number one show "Next Top Model"Jason recently starred in the comedy pilot No Talent Required which he co-wrote and starred in with fellow Brit Natalie Gray
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