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Alistair McGowan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alistair McGowan (born 24 November 1964) is a British impressionist, stand-up comic, actor, singer and writer best known to British audiences for The Big Impression (formerly Alistair McGowan's Big Impression), which was, for four years, one of BBC1's top-rating comedy programmes - winning numerous awards, including a BAFTA in 2003. He has also worked extensively in theatre and appeared in the West End in Art, Cabaret, The Mikado and Little Shop of Horrors (for which he received an Laurence Olivier Award nomination.).) As an actor on television he played the lead role in BBC1's Mayo. He wrote the play Timing (nominated as Best New Comedy at the whatsonstage.com awards) and the book A Matter of Life and Death or How to Wean Your Man off Football with former comedy partner Ronni Ancona. He also provided voices for Spitting Image. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alistair McGowan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 24, 1964 In Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Spitting Image 1984-02-26
Latest Project:
Movie Creation Stories 2021-04-15
Known For
Poster of 24 Hours in the Past
Poster of The Comedy Annual
Poster of Sports Mash: Taking the Mic
Poster of Children's Ward
Movie Creation Stories Jimmy Savile 2021-04-15
Series 24 Hours in the Past Participant 2015-04-28
Series Leonardo 2011-04-11
Movie Arthur Christmas Additional Voices (voice) 2011-11-10
Series Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford Unknown 2010-03-26
Series The Comedy Annual 2010-12-22
Series Sports Mash: Taking the Mic 2010-09-29
Movie My Life in Ruins Nico 2009-06-05
Series Hairspray: The School Musical Unknown 2008-08-31
Movie Ealing Comedy Vijay Imran Cecil Kuttuputtu Yogesh 2008-03-21
Movie We Are Most Amused Himself 2008-11-15
Series Skins Unknown 2007-01-25
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series Davina Unknown 2006-02-15
Series Mayo 2006-03-12
Series Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive Unknown 2006-07-11
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series 29 Minutes of Fame 2005-01-21
Movie Comic Aid 2005-03-02
Series Monkey Trousers 2005-05-20
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Movie Churchill: The Hollywood Years Football Commentators (voice) 2004-12-03
Series The Big Impression 2003-03-14
Series 2DTV 2001-10-14
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Series FBi Unknown 2000-04-22
Series The Big Impression 2000-04-26
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire Des Yeti / Alan Snowman / Trash Bag (voice) 2000-09-01
Series Dark Ages 1999-12-20
Series In the Red Murderer's Voice (Voice Only) 1998-05-26
Series Jonathan Creek Unknown 1997-05-09
Series Fist of Fun Unknown 1995-04-11
Series Crapston Villas 1995-10-27
Movie An Evening With Gary Lineker 1994-06-14
Series (All Quiet on the) Preston Front Spock 1994-01-04
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Only an Excuse? 1993-12-31
Series Murder Most Horrid Unknown 1991-11-14
Series Have I Got News for You Guest Presenter 1990-09-28
Series Children's Ward Casualty Doctor 1989-03-15
Series The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand de Bargos 1989-11-16
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Spitting Image 1984-02-26