December 21, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST

American fans of the hit Britcom Gavin & Stacey can say ”I told you so!” But a whole lot of Yanks have the Broadway success of One Man, Two Guvnors to thank for their introduction to the show’s wildly funny, Tony award-winning star, James Corden. The 34-year-old British actor, who recently wrapped the drama Can a Song Save Your Life? with Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley, takes nothing for granted, remembering that his agent told him, ”I’ll get you $500 more a week for a Tony nomination and another $500 if you win. But we both know that will never happen.”

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