Host of the BBC Two's comedy program The Graham Norton Show. He became known for his over the top style and risque dialogue.
He hosted dance many contest shows and talent shows as well as the Live Earth Concert from London and The British Academy Television Awards.
In a rare crossover to the United States he made a cameo in an episode of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.
He rose to national attention when his appearance in drag as Mother Theresa fooled correspondents on Scottish Television.
He grew up in a suburb of Dublin, Ireland.
- The meaning of the name Norton: From The Town In The North