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Richard Hammond is the host of BBC America's "Richard Hammond's Crash Course."

British television presenter and car enthusiast Richard Hammond takes his love of driving off-road in Richard Hammond's Crash Course. Best known as co-host of the world's biggest car show, "Top Gear," Hammond's extensive career includes radio and television and covers everything from science and cars to game shows.

Beloved by fans for his quintessential charm and wit, Hammond has appeared in over 50 television projects.
Richard Hammond in "Richard Hammond's Crash Course"
Richard Hammond Richard Hammond's Crash Course
Covering cars in the series "Petrolheads," "Motor Show," "Motorweek," "Kits n' Cruisin'" and "Better Cars." He also touched on lifestyle topics in "Richard Hammond's 5 O'Clock Show" and "Livetime." Hammond also has an extensive history in science and technology programming. He was also fortunate to meet his childhood hero in "Richard Hammond meets Evel Kneivel."

In addition to presenting, Hammond also has his own production company, Hamster's Wheel, where he develops television programs. Hammond has created his own iPhone application, Hamsters Car Spotter, where players are given the opportunity to be the best car spotter in the world.

Hammond currently resides in the UK, when he isn't traveling the globe.


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Age: 46 years old
Birthday: December 19, 1969
Height: 5' 7"
Nickname: Hamster
Birthplace: Solihull, West Midlands, England, UK
Wife: Amanda Etheridge (5/4/2002, 2 children)

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