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Bill Bailey is known for his sharp wit and classic sense of humor. he is most famous for being in Never Mind The Buzzcocks, celebrity game-show in which he is a team captain. Bill is a stand up comedian, and has also starred in cult comedies such as Spaced and of course Black Books. He was given the award for the "best stand-up" at the British ... See full bio »

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Known For

Never Mind the Buzzcocks
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Himself - Team Captain / Himself / Himself - Special Guest
(1998-2008)
QI
QI Himself
(2003-2016)

Filmography

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 2015 Love Song (Short)
 2013 It's Kevin (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Various
 2012 Threesome (TV Series)
Mr. Scrutton
- Photograph (2012) ... Mr. Scrutton
 2009-2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Cyclops
- Picasso Finger Painting (2012) ... Cyclops
- Diamond Seeker (2009) ... Cyclops
- Return of the Prodigal (2009) ... Cyclops
 2011 Pythagasaurus (Short)
Ig
 2011 Chalet Girl
Bill
 2010 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Bill
 2010 Burke and Hare
Hangman
 2008 Love Soup (TV Series)
Elliot Anderson
- Lobotomy Bay (2008) ... Elliot Anderson
 2008 Skins (TV Series)
Walter Oliver
- Sketch (2008) ... Walter Oliver
 2006 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
NASA scientist Bill Bailey
- Episode #2.129 (2006) ... NASA scientist Bill Bailey (uncredited)
 2000-2004 Black Books (TV Series)
Manny
- Party (2004) ... Manny
- Travel Writer (2004) ... Manny
- A Little Flutter (2004) ... Manny
- Moo-Ma and Moo-Pa (2004) ... Manny
- Elephants and Hens (2004) ... Manny
 2002-2004 Wild West (TV Series)
Doug
- The Film Crew (2004) ... Doug
- Cornish Flu (2004) ... Doug
- Magical Horses (2004) ... Doug
 2004 Terkel i knibe
The Narrator (English version, voice)
 2004 15 Storeys High (TV Series)
Mr. Pirbright
- The Holiday (2004) ... Mr. Pirbright
 1999-2001 Spaced (TV Series)
Bilbo Bagshot
- Change (2001) ... Bilbo Bagshot
- Chaos (1999) ... Bilbo Bagshot
- Beginnings (1999) ... Bilbo Bagshot
 2000 Saving Grace
Vince
 1999 The Stick Up (Short)
Mr. Tubbs
 1999 My Wife (Short)
TV commentary (voice)
 1997 Brass Eye (TV Series)
Fr. Pierre Runek / Eyewitness
- Crime (1997) ... Fr. Pierre Runek
- Sex (1997) ... Eyewitness
 1996 Asylum (TV Series)
Patient
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Patient
 1994 Blue Heaven (TV Series)
Boris
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Boris (as Mark Bailey)
 1990 Tygo Road (TV Series)
Spinnij
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Spinnij
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Spinnij
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Spinnij
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Spinnij
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Spinnij
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Show Show Self (80 credits)
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Height:

5' 7½" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

Being a metal fan, I've put in loads of references to metal bands into my shows over the years. I'm getting a band together to kind of 'metal up' a lot of songs - there's a Rammstein element creeping into my Kraftwerk numbers. Rammstein are just an angry Kraftwerk. Kraftwerk look like a bunch of regional managers of a carpet warehouse being asked to perform some computer functions. See more »

Trivia:

He is a fan of progressive rock (he was chosen to present Channel 4's countdown of the top ten progressive rock bands) and heavy metal (he loves Motörhead). He presented Peter Gabriel with the "Prog God" award at the 2014 Progressive Music Awards. See more »

Trademark:

Long hair and Beard

Nickname:

Bilbo

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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