Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Jess Conrad Interview 2018…
JESS Conrad is a pop singer and actor best known for his work in the late 50s and 60s.
But now the star is back in ITV’s Last Laugh in Vegas, so here’s everything you need to know about him.
Jess Conrad was born on February 24, 1936 in Brixton, London.
He is 82 years old and was born Gerald Arthur James but as a boy he was nicknamed Jesse after American outlaw, Jesse James.
He took his stage name of Jess Conrad after it was suggested by a drama teacher who was a fan of novelist Joseph Conrad.
Jess has been married to wife Renee since 1963 and will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary in August this year. The couple has two children together, daughters Sasha and Natalie.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with Alex & Jess via YouTube:
Renee was on hand to help Jess celebrate receiving his OBE from the Queen in 2011.
After being cast in TV series Oh, Boy by stage producer Jack Good, Jess went on to have hits with Decca Records in the 1960s.
These included Cherry Pie, Mystery Girl and Pretty Jenny.
Jess also has also had a successful acting career, appearing in a number of films including The Boys, Rag Doll and Konga.
His stage credits include Godspell, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
He will be seen on TV in four-part series Last Laugh in Vegas alongside the likes of Su Pollard and Cannon and Ball.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 5th April 2018.