James Kimberley Corden (born 22 August 1978) is an English stage, television and film actor, comedian, television comedy writer, producer and presenter.
His biggest early success was as co-creator, co-writer and star of the BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey (2007–2010), for which he won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Comedy Performance. He was also featured on the No.1 single "Shout" along with British grime artist Dizzee Rascal an unofficial anthem of the England football team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010.
In 2011 he attracted international attention as the lead in the comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors, which transferred from the National Theatre to the West End and then to Broadway, and was also cinecast worldwide via National Theatre Live. For his performance in the Broadway run of the play, Corden won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.