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Alistair McGowan


Alistair McGowan, the master of mimicry, was born Alistair Charles McGowan in Evesham, Worcestershire, Great Britain. He is an actor, writer and producer. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican in London. There he studied alongside Ewan McGregor and Daniel Craig, among others. He graduated in 1989, after a three-year ... See full bio »
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 2013 Underdogs
Ray
 2013 The Lonely Dodo (Video short)
The Lonely Dodo (voice)
 2012 Playing the Moldovans at Tennis
Commentator
 2012 12 Again (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2012)
 2011 Arthur Christmas (voice)
 2011 Wogan on Wodehouse (TV Movie documentary)
Performer of Extracts
 2011 Don't Buy It! (Video short)
Salesman
 2011 Alice: Madness Returns (Video Game)
Dr. Angus Bumby / The Dollmaker (voice, uncredited)
 2011 Skins (TV Series)
Coach Pooter
- Nick (2011) ... Coach Pooter
 2010 Pete & Dud: The Lost Sketches (TV Movie)
Performer
 2008 Ealing Comedy
Vijay Imran Cecil Kuttuputtu Yogesh
 2007 Ronni Ancona & Co. (TV Series)
Various Roles / Perfume Add Man
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Perfume Add Man
 2005 Bleak House (TV Series)
Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.15 (2005) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Mr. Kenge
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Mr. Kenge
 2005 Monkey Trousers (TV Series)
Various Characters
 2003/II Lost and Found (Short)
The Funeral Director
 2003 Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 2000 Cor, Blimey! (TV Movie)
Racing Commentator
 1999 Dark Ages (TV Series)
Redwald
- Witch (1999) ... Redwald
- War (1999) ... Redwald
- Vile Vole Pie (1999) ... Redwald
- Vikings (1999) ... Redwald
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Des Yeti / Alan Snowman / Trash Bag (voice)
 1999 Harry Hill (TV Series)
Michael Perkisson
- Christmas Memory Lane of Laughter (1999) ... Michael Perkisson
 1999 The Big Impression (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Various Roles
 1998 In the Red (TV Series)
Murderer's Voice (voice)
 1998 Creche Landing (TV Movie) (voice)
 1997 Doppelganger (Short)
Giggs, Ryan (voice)
 1995-1997 Only an Excuse? (TV Series)
Various
- '97 Hogmany Special (1997) ... Various
- '96 Hogmany Special (1996) ... Various
- '95 Hogmanay Special (1995) ... Various
 1997 Spark (TV Series)
Mike
- Ursula (1997) ... Mike
- Beth Again (1997) ... Mike
- Beth (1997) ... Mike
 1997 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Trevor
- The Wrestler's Tomb (1997) ... Trevor
 1997 Klinik! (TV Series)
Dr. Werther (voice)
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Marcos
- Dying Live (1996) ... Marcos
 1995-1996 Fist of Fun (TV Series)
Adam Hartemann / Auditioning Vicar / Jesus
- Episode #2.3 (1996)
- Episode #2.2 (1996)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Adam Hartemann
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Auditioning Vicar / Jesus
- Episode #1.1 (1995)
 1991-1996 Spitting Image (TV Series)
Michael Howard / Peter Mandelson / Tony Blair / ...
- Episode #19.7 (1996) ... Michael Howard / Peter Mandelson / Tony Blair / ... (voice)
- Episode #19.5 (1996) ... (voice)
- Episode #19.4 (1996) ... (voice)
- Episode #19.3 (1996) ... (voice)
- Episode #19.2 (1996) ... (voice)
 1996 Saturday Live (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Voice-Over Artiste
 1995 Crapston Villas (TV Series)
Miltiple (voice)
 1995 The Great Kandinsky (TV Movie)
Newsreader (voice)
 1995 Agony Again (TV Series)
Valentino
- Dazed and Confused (1995) ... Valentino
 1994 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
DJ
- Election (1994) ... DJ (voice)
 1994 Harry Enfield and Chums (TV Series)
Waiter
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Waiter
 1994 An Evening with Gary Lineker (TV Movie)
John Motson (voice)
 1994 The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1994)
- Episode #1.5 (1994)
- Episode #1.4 (1994)
- Episode #1.3 (1994)
 1993 Thatcherworld (TV Short) (voice)
 1993 It's a Mad World, World, World, World (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1992 Packing Them In (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1992)
 1992 Me, You and Him (TV Series)
 1991 Ama
Voice-over (voice)
 1990 Children's Ward (TV Series)
Casualty Doctor
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... Casualty Doctor
- Episode #2.1 (1990) ... Casualty Doctor
 1984 James the Cat (TV Series short)
Narrator
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (61 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His credits at Nottingham Playhouse include: Clov in "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett (1999) and the title role in "Kafka's Dick" by Alan Bennett (1998). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alastair McGowan

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on impersonating Jimmy Savile] He really came through the lens and grabbed you.

Trivia:

Jointly, with Ronni Ancona, won the Variety Club Comedy Award at The Variety Club Show business Awards 2002. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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