The Royal Variety Performance 2018 will be hosted by Greg Davies.

A lumbering comedian standing at around 6ft 8, Greg is an easily recognisable celebrity.

Famous for his role as a head principal in The Inbetweeners and regularly appearing on panel shows such as Mock the Week, here is everything you need to know about Greg Davies.

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Who is Greg Davies?

Greg Davies is a comedian originally from Wales.

He was born on May 14th, 1970, in Denbighshire, Wales, but grew up in Shropshire.

Famous for his role as the Inbetweeners principal Mr Gilbert, Greg actually served as a teacher for more than 10 years!

Following his degree in English and Drama at Brunel University, Greg went on to teach at two schools in Berkshire and Orleans Park School in Twickenham.

Imagine seeing your old teacher as a famous comedian now!

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Greg is also renown for his roles on sitcoms Man Down (Channel 4) and Cuckoo (BBC 3).

He regularly appears on comedy panels and stand-up shows such as Would I Lie To You and Live At The Apollo.

Greg Davies: Wife

From what we know of Greg since he became a TV personality in 2005, he has never been married.

The 48-year-old was previously dating British Labour Party politician Liz Kendall.

After living together for several years the couple split up in May 2015.

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Greg Davies: Height

Easily identified as the hilarious giant, Google searches are full of inquiries into Greg Davies’s height.

According to several sources, he is 2.03m, which is roughly 6ft 8.

 

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