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 8┬áout of┬á10┬áCats. In Ireland he is known for appearances on The Panel and The Late Late Show.