James Anthony Patrick "Jimmy" Carr (born 15 September 1972) is an English-Irish comedian and humourist. He is known for his deadpan delivery, dark humour and sometimes his use of one-liners. He is also a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television. Carr moved to a career in comedy in 2000. After becoming established as a stand-up comedian, Carr began to appear in a number of Channel 4 television shows, most notably as the host of the panel show 8Â out ofÂ 10Â Cats. In Ireland he is known for appearances on The Panel and The Late Late Show.