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Paul Merton was born on July 9, 1957 in Parsons Green, London, England as Paul Martin. He is known for his work on Have I Got News for You (1990), Room 101 (1994) and Have I Got News for You: The Inevitable Internet Spin-Off (2007). He has been married to Suki Webster since 2009. He was previously married to Sarah Parkinson and Caroline Quentin. See full bio »
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 1999-2007 Room 101 (TV Series) (program associate - 64 episodes)
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 1998 Prickly Heat (TV Series) (additional material)
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6 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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[on Chris Evans] He's got the look of a comedian but without the talent or the writing ability or the timing. See more »


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