|Birth Day||October 6, 1951|
|Birth Place||Farnworth, England|
|Age||69 YEARS OLD|
Comedian, Writer, and actor who is known for his work throughout the British television industry. Between 2003 and 2009, he released three live stand-up specials: Overnight Success Tour, Living the Dream, and The Best Medicine Tour.
He spent his early professional career working as a biomedical scientist at the Bolton General Hospital in Farnworth, Lancashire, England. He gained his first performance experience as a pantomime with similarly-interested co-workers in the Bolton Health Performers troupe.
In 2002, he was nominated for the British Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. This came in recognition for his co-writing, starring in, and producing the sitcom Phoenix Nights.
He was born and raised in Farnworth, Lancashire, England.