Has worked with partner Bob Mortimer since 1990, the double act are commonly known simply as Vic and Bob or Reeves & Mortimer. Sharing his birthday are his father and grandfather, both called Jim Moir. Had many jobs before finding fame, including an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, a factory inspector, a pig farmer, a cabbage farmer, and in cancer research. Began a part-time course at a local art college in 1983, recently has gained a reputation as an artist. His are a major part of his book Sun Boiled Onions (1999). Met second wife Nancy Sorrell on the fourth series of I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here (2002).