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Paul Merton (III)


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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Known For

Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Himself - Team Captain / Himself / Himself - Guest Presenter
(1990-2016)
Room 101
Room 101 Miscellaneous Crew
(1999-2007)

Filmography

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 1999-2007 Room 101 (TV Series) (program associate - 64 episodes)
- Episode #11.6 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.5 (2007) ... (program associate)
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 1998 Prickly Heat (TV Series) (additional material)
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Other Works:

He appeared in the tribute to Spike Milligan, "Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill", at the Guildhall Theatre in London, England with Eric Sykes, Kathy Burke, John Dankworth, Harry Enfield, Eddie Izzard, Terry Jones, Cleo Laine, Michael Palin, John Sergeant, Meera Syal and Stephen Tompkinson in the cast. George Martin and ... See more »

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6 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Paul Martin

Height:

6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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Personal Quote:

Gromit (A Grand Day Out (1989)) is one of the great silent comedians. He's up there with Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin (Charles Chaplin). He may even be above them, because he's still working. See more »

Trivia:

Paul had to change his name when he joined Equity and, as he had grown up in Merton, South London, he took that for his stage name. See more »

Trademark:

Straight face through comedic situations

Star Sign:

Cancer

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