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Jimmy Carr

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After being raised Catholic, Jimmy Carr became an atheist after reading Richard Dawkins' book The God Delusion [1].


James Anthony Patrick "Jimmy" Carr (born 15 September 1972) is a British comedian of Irish descent, known for his deadpan delivery and dark humour. He is also a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television.

Carr moved to a career in comedy in 2000.[2] 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 out of 10 Cats.

In an article from the UK Guardian entitled What I Know About Women, Carr writes, "I'm now fundamentally an atheist." [2]