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Paul James O'Grady was born on 14 June 1955 in Birkenhead, England. He attended Christian Brothers School and, after his graduation, worked as a clerk in a magistrate's court. During that time he met a woman named Diane Jansen with whom he had a brief affair. Their daughter, Sharyn, was born in 1974. However, Paul felt that he was too young to be a... See full bio »
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The Paul O'Grady Show
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Eyes Down Ray Temple
The Lily Savage Show
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 2014 Text Santa 2014 (TV Movie)
Santa Claus
 2013 Holby City (TV Series)
Tim Connor
- The Cost of Loving (2013) ... Tim Connor
- Fredrik (2013) ... Tim Connor
- Contra Mundum (2013) ... Tim Connor
 2012 Little Crackers (TV Series)
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
- Nellie and Melba (2012) ... Neville
 2008 Stanley Baxter: Now and Then (TV Movie)
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Paul O'Grady
- The Stolen Earth (2008) ... Paul O'Grady
 2007 The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (TV Series)
Host of the 'TV Pick Award' ceremony
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Host of the 'TV Pick Award' ceremony
 2003-2004 Eyes Down (TV Series)
Ray Temple
- Christmas (2004) ... Ray Temple
- Wedding (2004) ... Ray Temple
- Adopted (2004) ... Ray Temple
- Ambition (2004) ... Ray Temple
- Thief (2004) ... Ray Temple
 2001 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Voice on TV
- A Great Deliverance (2001) ... Voice on TV (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Creche Landing (TV Movie) (voice)
 1997 The Lily Savage Show (TV Series)
Lily Savage
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Lily Savage
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Lily Savage
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Lily Savage
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Lily Savage
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Lily Savage
 1997 Closed for Business (Short)
Woman in Bar (as Lily Savage)
 1997 Fairest of Them All (Short) (voice)
 1996 House Party! (Video)
Lily Savage
 1995 The End of the Year Show (TV Series)
Lily Savage
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Lily Savage
 1995 Live from the Lilydrome (TV Series)
Lily Savage
 1993 Lily Savage Live: Paying the Rent (Video)
Lily Savage / Kitty Kelly (as Lily Savage)
 1993 Camp Christmas (TV Movie)
Lily Savage
 1993 In the Name of the Father
Prisoner (as Paul Savage)
 1992 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Marlene Dietrich
- Heil and Farewell (1992) ... Marlene Dietrich (as Paul Savage)
 1991 Chimera (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Donaldson (as Paul Savage)
 1988-1990 The Bill (TV Series)
- Information Received (1990) ... Roxanne (as Paul Savage)
- No Strings (1989) ... Roxanne (as Paul Savage)
- Personal Imports (1988) ... Roxanne (as Paul Savage)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (119 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial (voiceover) for Maestro Card (2004) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Paul O'Grady MBE | Lily Savage | Paul Savage


6' 1" (1.86 m)

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Personal Quote:

It's Sheriff-of-Nottingham times: 'What do the working classes eat? Pasties. Let's tax those. Where do they go on their holidays? In static caravans. We'll tax them.' I didn't notice a tax on polo mallets. I loathe Cameron; I loathe Osborne. We didn't vote them in and yet here they are deciding for us. I'd like to see their heads on spikes on Tower Bridge. Seriously. I'd sleep well. See more »


In March 2005, he was presenting a new series of "The Paul O'Grady Show" which started on 14th March 2005 and is running for 16 weeks. See more »


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