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Louis Theroux

  • May 20, 1970 (age 49)
  • 6' 2" (1.88 m)
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2019
Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge
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TV ShowMay 12, 2019

Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge

Louis Theroux visits …
Louis Theroux visits specialist psychiatric units which treat mothers experiencing serious mental illness whilst allowing them to live alongside their babies.
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Louis Theroux: The Night in Question
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MovieMar 4, 2019

Louis Theroux: The Night in Question

Louis Theroux heads to the …
Louis Theroux heads to the USA to meet college students accused of sexual assault.
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2018
Louis Theroux: Dark States
TV ShowMar 7, 2018

Louis Theroux: Dark States

Louis Theroux visits three …
Louis Theroux visits three American cities and examines a uniquely devastating human crisis in each - opioid and heroin addiction in Huntington, sex trafficking in Houston, and murder in Milwaukee.
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2017
Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia
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MovieOct 29, 2017

Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia

Louis meets different people …
Louis meets different people suffering from anorexia and sees how it impacts their family as well as their personal health.
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The Russell Howard Hour
TV ShowSep 21, 2017

The Russell Howard Hour

The Russell Howard Hour is …
The Russell Howard Hour is a British topical comedy news show, which airs on Sky One and is hosted by Russell Howard where he gives his thoughts and opinions on current topics as well as featuring special guests and other stand-up comedians. The show is in a similar style to his previous show, Russell Howard's Good News, which aired on BBC Three and then BBC Two from 2009 to 2015.
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2016
Louis Theroux: Savile
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MovieOct 2, 2016

Louis Theroux: Savile

In light of numerous …
In light of numerous allegations of abuse and sexual violence against the late Sir Jimmy Savile, Louis Theroux re-examines his media relationship with the enigmatic public figure.
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Louis Theroux: A Different Brain
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MovieMay 15, 2016

Louis Theroux: A Different Brain

Louis Theroux meets people …
Louis Theroux meets people living with the long-term effects of a brain injury.
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Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion
MovieApr 24, 2016

Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion

Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion released.
2015
My Scientology Movie
MovieOct 14, 2015

My Scientology Movie

Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes …
Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.
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2014
Louis Theroux's LA Stories
TV ShowMar 23, 2014

Louis Theroux's LA Stories

Continuing his diverse …
Continuing his diverse exploration of life in America, Louis looks at LA’s problem with neglected and feral dogs; the experiences of patients with life-threatening conditions at the city’s most famous hospital; and examines how California deals with sex offenders after they are released from prison.
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2012
The Last Leg
TV ShowAug 30, 2012

The Last Leg

The Last Leg (known during its first series as The Last Leg with …
The Last Leg (known during its first series as The Last Leg with Adam Hills) is a British comedy and late night television talk show that originally ran alongside the 2012 Summer Paralympics every night following the main coverage on Channel 4. Hosted by Australian comedian Adam Hills and co-hosted by Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker, it gives a review of the day's events.
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Nancy Strang
MarriageJuly 2012

Nancy Strang

Married Nancy Strang.
Twilight of the Porn Stars
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TV ShowJun 10, 2012

Twilight of the Porn Stars

Twilight of the Porn Stars is a …
Twilight of the Porn Stars is a British documentary created by Louis Theroux for the BBC, aired on 10 June 2012. The documentary is a 60-minute film, covering amateur pornography and the rise of video uploads effect on the pornography industry. The film is intended as a follow-up to the Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends episode, "Porn".
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Extreme Love: Dementia
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MovieApr 26, 2012

Extreme Love: Dementia

Louis travels to Phoenix, …
Louis travels to Phoenix, Arizona - the capital of dementia care.
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Extreme Love: Autism
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MovieApr 19, 2012

Extreme Love: Autism

Louis travels to DLC Warren in New Jersey, an innovative …
Louis travels to DLC Warren in New Jersey, an innovative autism school.
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2011
America's Most Dangerous Pets
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MovieOct 30, 2011

America's Most Dangerous Pets

In America's heartlands, …
In America's heartlands, Louis looks at private collections of tigers and chimpanzees.
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Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail
MovieMay 22, 2011

Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail

Louis Theroux: Miami Mega …
Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail is a British television documentary film presented by and featuring Louis Theroux. It is in two parts, with part one initially shown on 22 May 2011 and part two shown on 29 May 2011.
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America's Most Hated Family in Crisis
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MovieApr 3, 2011

America's Most Hated Family in Crisis

Louis returns to the Phelps …
Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.
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The Ultra Zionists
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MovieFeb 3, 2011

The Ultra Zionists

The Ultra Zionists is a British documentary that was …
The Ultra Zionists is a British documentary that was televised on 3 February 2011. Louis Theroux investigates ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus. The documentary also follows Theroux as he tours the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem with Daniel Luria of the Ateret Cohanim Zionist Movement.
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2010
Law and Disorder in Lagos
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MovieOct 10, 2010

Law and Disorder in Lagos

Louis Theroux is in Lagos, …
Louis Theroux is in Lagos, following the local gangs and a paramilitary task force.
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Daybreak
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TV ShowSep 6, 2010

Daybreak

Daybreak is a British morning television programme which …
Daybreak is a British morning television programme which was broadcast on ITV from 6 September 2010 to 25 April 2014. Daybreak replaced GMTV, which aired its last weekday edition on 3 September 2010. Daybreak launched three days later.
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America's Medicated Kids
MovieApr 18, 2010

America's Medicated Kids

America's Medicated Kids is …
America's Medicated Kids is a British documentary that was televised on 18 April 2010. The Louis Theroux documentary ran for 60 minutes. The documentary follows Theroux as he travels to one of America's leading children's psychiatric treatment centres, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and investigates the effects of putting children diagnosed with mental health disorders on prescription medication and the impact that medicating the child has on the family group.
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Best Single Documentary
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Nomination2010

Best Single Documentary

Nominated for "A Place for Paedophiles".
British Academy Television Award
2009
The City Addicted to Crystal Meth
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MovieAug 9, 2009

The City Addicted to Crystal Meth

British documentarian Louis …
British documentarian Louis Theroux examines the toll meth has taken on several addicts in Fresno, California.
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A Place for Paedophiles
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MovieApr 19, 2009

A Place for Paedophiles

Louis visits Coalinga Mental …
Louis visits Coalinga Mental Hospital in California, home to over 500 convicted paedophiles, and spends some time with those undergoing treatment.
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2008
African Hunting Holiday
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MovieApr 6, 2008

African Hunting Holiday

Louis goes to South Africa …
Louis goes to South Africa where American tourists pay to hunt wild animals in privately owned reserves.
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Louis Theroux: Behind Bars
MovieJan 13, 2008

Louis Theroux: Behind Bars

Louis Theroux: Behind Bars …
Louis Theroux: Behind Bars is a television documentary written and presented by Louis Theroux about one of America's most notorious prisons, San Quentin. There, he meets and speaks to serial murderers, gang members, at-risk inmates and guards. The film was produced and directed by Stuart Cabb, and was first aired on BBC Two on 13 January 2008.
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2007
Louis Theroux: Under the Knife
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MovieOct 7, 2007

Louis Theroux: Under the Knife

Louis Theroux gets under the …
Louis Theroux gets under the skin of the plastic surgery patients of Beverly Hills.
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The Most Hated Family in America
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MovieApr 1, 2007

The Most Hated Family in America

Louis meets the Phelps …
Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality
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Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas
MovieFeb 4, 2007

Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas

Louis Theroux: Gambling in …
Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas is a TV documentary written and presented by Louis Theroux. He heads to the Las Vegas Hilton, to reveal the world behind the myths of casino culture. Among the people he meets are two of the casino's 'high-rollers' and an employee who looks after them as well as a retired doctor who says she has gambled away $4 million in seven years. The programme was first broadcast on 4 February 2007 on BBC Two.
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2006
The One Show
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TV ShowAug 14, 2006

The One Show

The One Show is a British television magazine and chat …
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme. Broadcast live on BBC One weeknights at 7:00 pm, it features topical stories and studio guests. It is currently co-hosted by Alex Jones alongside Matt Baker (Mondays to Thursdays) and a guest host on Fridays. Various reporters also assist with subject-specific presenting, both in the studio and on location, or through filmed segments. Originally produced in Birmingham and then in BBC's Media Village in White City, London, since 2014 the studio is in Broadcasting House, the BBC's headquarters in London.
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2003
Louis and the Nazis
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MovieDec 21, 2003

Louis and the Nazis

Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the …
Louis Theroux travels to California to meet the man dubbed "the most dangerous racist in America"; Tom Metzger, his family and his publicity manager. Louis also meets 'Prussian Blue' an American white-nationalist preteen musical sibling duo.
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Louis, Martin & Michael
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MovieNov 17, 2003

Louis, Martin & Michael

In 2001, Louis Theroux …
In 2001, Louis Theroux decides to set out on a journey to interview Michael Jackson. When Michael comes to the UK, Louis approaches Uri Geller but gets turned down. He then finds out that ...
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Louis and the Brothel
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MovieAug 9, 2003

Louis and the Brothel

Louis stays with the …
Louis stays with the residents of a soon to open brothel in Nevada for a few weeks.
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2002
British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
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Award2002

British Academy Television Richard Dim…

Won award for "When Louis Met...".
British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
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Nomination2002

British Academy Television Richard Dim…

Nominated for "When Louis Met...".
Best Single Documentary
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Nomination2002

Best Single Documentary

Nominated for "When Louis Met...".
British Academy Television Award
2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
TV ShowNov 2, 2001

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Friday Night with Jonathan …
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross and broadcast on BBC One between 2001 and 2010. The programme features Ross' take on current topics of conversation, guest interviews (usually three per show) and live music from both a guest music group and the house band. First broadcast on 2 November 2001, the show began its final series in January 2010 and ended on 16 July 2010.
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British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
Nomination2001

British Academy Television Richard Dim…

Nominated for "Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends".
British Academy Television Richard Dimbleby Award
Award2001

British Academy Television Richard Dim…

Won award for "Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends".
2000
The Weakest Link
TV ShowAug 14, 2000

The Weakest Link

The Weakest Link is a British television quiz show, mainly …
The Weakest Link is a British television quiz show, mainly broadcast on BBC Two as well as BBC One. It was devised by Fintan Coyle and Cathy Dunning, and developed for television by the BBC Entertainment Department. The game begins with a team of nine contestants, who take turns answering general knowledge questions within a time limit to create chains of nine correct answers in a row. At the end of each round, the players then vote one contestant, "the weakest link", out of the game. After two players are left, they play in a head-to-head penalty shootout format, with five questions asked to each contestant in turn, to determine the winner.
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When Louis Met...
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TV ShowApr 13, 2000

When Louis Met...

When Louis Met... is a series of documentary films by Louis …
When Louis Met... is a series of documentary films by Louis Theroux. The series was originally broadcast on BBC2 from 2000–2002. In the series, Theroux accompanied a different British celebrity in each programme as they went about their day-to-day business, interviewing them about their lives and experiences as he did so. His episode about Jimmy Savile (When Louis Met... Jimmy) was voted one of the top 50 documentaries of all time in a survey by Channel Four. In another episode ("When Louis Met... the Hamiltons"), the Conservative MP Neil Hamilton and his wife Christine, were arrested during the course of filming following allegations of indecent assault; which were subsequently found to be false. The show did not return for a third series, and Theroux said that he had difficulty in finding people to appear.
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1998
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends
TV ShowJan 15, 1998

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Louis Theroux's Weird …
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends is a television documentary series, in which Louis Theroux gives viewers the chance to get brief glimpses into the worlds of individuals and groups that they would not normally come into contact with or experience up close. In most cases this means interviewing people with extreme beliefs of some kind, or just generally belonging to subcultures not known to exist by most or just frowned upon. It was first shown in the United Kingdom on BBC2. In 2001, Theroux was awarded the Richard Dimbleby Award as well as the Best Presenter BAFTA for his work on the series.
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Susanna Kleeman
Marriage1998

Susanna Kleeman

Susanna Kleeman is a writer, known for The Savage …
Susanna Kleeman is a writer, known for The Savage Canvas (2010), Rowan's Report (1982) and Unstable Elements (1988).
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1997
The Jack Docherty Show
TV ShowMar 30, 1997

The Jack Docherty Show

The Jack Docherty Show …
The Jack Docherty Show was a nightly comedy chat show which aired on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom between 30 March 1997 and 23 June 1999. Presented by comedian Jack Docherty the programme was one of the first to air on the channel, doing so as part of its opening night schedule on 30 March 1997. The show was recorded at London's Whitehall Theatre during the early evening and would then be broadcast in a late-night slot. It featured a mixture of chat with celebrity guests, comedy, and music, and followed a similar format to shows such as NBC's Late Night with David Letterman in the United States.
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1996
Outstanding Informational Series
Nomination1996

Outstanding Informational Series

Nominated for "TV Nation".
Primetime Emmy Award
1994
TV Nation
TV ShowJul 19, 1994

TV Nation

TV Nation was a satirical news magazine television series …
TV Nation was a satirical news magazine television series written, co-produced, directed and hosted by Michael Moore that was co-funded and originally broadcast by NBC in the United States and BBC2 in the United Kingdom. The show blended humor and journalism into provocative reports about various issues. After moving to Fox for its second (and final) season, the show won an Emmy Award in 1995 for Outstanding Informational Series.
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1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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TV ShowSep 13, 1993

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan …
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity interviews, and musical and comedy performances. Late Night aired weeknights at 12:37 am Eastern/11:37 pm Central and 12:37 am Mountain in the United States. From 1993 until 2000, Andy Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick; following his departure, O'Brien was the show's sole featured performer. The show's house musical act was The Max Weinberg 7, led by E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg.
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1970
Louis Theroux
BirthMay 1970

Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux was born.
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