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Alexander Armstrong


Alexander Armstrong was born on March 2, 1970 in Rothbury, Northumberland, England as Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong. He is an actor and writer, known for Pointless (2009), Pointless Celebrities (2010) and Match Point (2005). He has been married to Hannah Bronwen Snow since August 27, 2003. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Pointless
Pointless Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2009-2016)
Pointless Celebrities
Pointless Celebrities Himself - Presenter / Himself
(2010-2016)
Match Point
Match Point Mr. Townsend
(2005)
Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Himself - Guest Presenter
(2003-2016)

Filmography

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 2015 Horrible Science (TV Series) (post-production)
Tannoy
 2015-2016 Danger Mouse (TV Series)
Danger Mouse / Sinister Mouse
- Mouse Rise (2016) ... Danger Mouse (voice)
- MouseFall (2016) ... Danger Mouse (voice)
- High School Inedible (2016) ... Danger Mouse (voice)
- Thanks a Minion! (2016) ... Danger Mouse (voice)
- Agent 58 (2016) ... Danger Mouse (voice)
 2015 The Sound of Music Live (TV Movie)
Max Detweiler
 2015 Hey Duggee (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Food Growing Badge (2015) ... Narrator
- The Funny Face Badge (2015) ... Narrator
- The Scarecrow Badge (2015) ... Narrator
- The Treasure Hunt Badge (2015) ... Narrator
- The Summer Holiday Badge (2015) ... Narrator
 2015 Cockroaches (TV Series)
Doctor
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Doctor
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Doctor
 2014 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Alexander Armstrong
- Pointless (2014) ... Alexander Armstrong
 2014 Mike the Knight: Journey to Dragon Mountain (Video)
King of Glendragon
 2012-2013 Tooned (TV Series)
Professor M
- The Grand Finale (2013)
- Beyond the Limit (2012) ... Professor M (voice)
- Slicks (2012) ... Professor M (voice)
- Wheel Nuts (2012) ... Professor M (voice)
 2012 How to Behave (Short)
Pathe Cockerel / Voice Over Man
 2012 Love Life (TV Series)
Dominic
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Dominic
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Dominic
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Dominic
 2012 Hacks (TV Movie)
David Bullingdon
 2011 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Murdo
- Felix & Murdo (2011) ... Murdo
 2008-2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Mr Smith / Reg Arwell
- Journey's End (2008) ... Mr Smith (voice)
- The Stolen Earth (2008) ... Mr Smith (voice)
 2007-2010 The Armstrong and Miller Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #3.6 (2010) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.5 (2010) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (2010) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.3 (2010) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.2 (2010) ... Various Characters
 2010 Reggie Perrin (TV Series)
David
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... David
- Episode #2.5 (2010) ... David
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... David
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... David
- Episode #2.2 (2010) ... David
 2010 SJA: Alien Files (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Mr. Smith (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Mr. Smith (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Mr. Smith (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Mr. Smith (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Mr. Smith (voice)
 2010 Rev. (TV Series)
Patrick Yam
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Patrick Yam
 2009 Micro Men (TV Movie)
Clive Sinclair
 2009 Skellig: The Owl Man (TV Movie)
Mr Hunt
 2009 The Sarah Jane Adventures Comic Relief Special (TV Movie)
Mr. Smith (voice)
 2007 Christmas at the Riviera (TV Movie)
Miles
 2007 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Aiden Spencer
 2004-2006 Life Begins (TV Series)
Phil Mee
- Episode #3.6 (2006) ... Phil Mee
- Episode #3.3 (2006) ... Phil Mee
- Episode #3.1 (2006) ... Phil Mee
- Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Phil Mee
 2006 Scoop
Cop
 2006 Saxondale (TV Series)
Jerome Wilson
 2005 My Family and Other Animals (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Open Wide (TV Movie)
David Wivvelsfield
 2005 Match Point
Mr. Townsend
 2003 Hidden & Dangerous 2 (Video Game)
Main Character (voice)
 2002 Panique au village (TV Series short)
Horse (2000) (English version, voice)
 2002 tlc (TV Series)
Dr. Stephen Noble
- Agency Nurse (2002) ... Dr. Stephen Noble
- The Wrong Leg (2002) ... Dr. Stephen Noble
- Three Stars (2002) ... Dr. Stephen Noble
- Clean White Coat (2002) ... Dr. Stephen Noble
- Sectioned (2002) ... Dr. Stephen Noble
 2002 I Saw You (TV Series)
Peter
 2002 Time Gentlemen Please (TV Series)
Dean
- Beer Necessities (2002) ... Dean
 2001 Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (TV Series)
Michael Masters
- And Now the Fearing... (2001) ... Michael Masters
 2001 Beginner's Luck
Breakfast Show Host
 2001 Birthday Girl
Robert Moseley (as Xander Armstrong)
 2001 Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Turnavine
- The Patient's Eyes (2001) ... Turnavine
 1997-2001 Armstrong and Miller (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #4.7 (2001) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.6 (2001) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.5 (2001) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.4 (2001) ... Various Characters
- Episode #4.3 (2001) ... Various Characters
 2000-2001 Beast (TV Series)
Nick
- Snake (2001) ... Nick
- Lamb (2001) ... Nick
- Dogs (2001) ... Nick
- Pig (2001) ... Nick
- Cat (2001) ... Nick
 1998-2000 Stressed Eric (TV Series)
- Drool (2000) ... (voice)
- Au Pair (2000) ... (voice)
- Tent (2000) ... (voice)
- Bursting (2000) ... (voice)
- Cricket (2000) ... (voice)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie)
Charles Dodgson
 2000/II Cinderella (TV Movie)
Prince Charming
 2000 Team Buddies (Video Game) (voice)
 1999 The Big Knights (TV Series)
Narrator (voice, as Xander Armstrong)
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Winterburn
 1998 Is It Legal? (TV Series)
Nick
- New Bloke (1998) ... Nick
 1997 The Jack Docherty Show (TV Series)
Various
 1997 Mojo
BBC Announcer (voice, as Xander Armstrong)
 1997 Brass Eye (TV Series)
American Vox Pop
- Sex (1997) ... American Vox Pop
 1996 Never Mind the Horrocks (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1996 Sharpe's Regiment (TV Movie)
Rossendale
 1995 The Thin Blue Line (TV Series)
Arrested Man
- Kids Today (1995) ... Arrested Man
 1995 Sardines (TV Movie)
Alistair
 1994 There's No Business
Tim
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
Capt. Henry Sandy
- A Breed of Heroes (1994) ... Capt. Henry Sandy
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (73 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Kleenex Huggies Adventurer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alex Armstrong | Xander Armstrong

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Jonathan Ross and the obscene phone calls he left with Russell Brand on Andrew Sachs's answerphone] What was so funny about it was how grimly inappropriate it was. It was the nearest thing to slapstick I've ever heard on the radio. It's the equivalent of two people trying to carry a piano up the stairs and it just falling down to the bottom each time. It was hilarious because it was wrong - ... See more »

Trivia:

Brother-in-law of David Mitchell, Victoria Coren Mitchell and Giles Coren. See more »

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