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Johnny Vegas (I)

Johnny Vegas was born on September 11, 1971 in St. Helens, Merseyside, England as Michael Joseph Pennington. He is an actor and producer, known for Ideal (2005), The Libertine (2004) and Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004). He has been married to Maia Dunphy since March 2011. He was previously married to Catherine "Kitty" Donnelly. See full bio »
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 2015 Grimsby (filming)
 2013 Blood and Nuts (Short) (post-production)
Gordon Bennett
 2014 Warren United (TV Series)
Fat Baz (voice)
 2013 Still Open All Hours (TV Series)
Wet Eric
- Still Open All Hours (2013) ... Wet Eric
 2013 The Harry Hill Movie
Abu (voice)
 2013 Moving On (TV Series)
Drive-through Burger Server / Taxi Controller
- Back by Six (2013) ... Drive-through Burger Server (voice, uncredited)
- That's Amore (2013) ... Taxi Controller (voice, uncredited)
 2013 Common Ground (TV Mini-Series)
- Rupert (2013) ... Rupert
 2012 Mr. Stink (TV Movie)
 2012 The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas (TV Movie)
Brian (voice)
 2011 Little Crackers (TV Series)
 2011 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (TV Series)
The Artful Codger
- Christmas Special (2011) ... The Artful Codger
 2005-2011 Ideal (TV Series)
Moz / Roger
- The Red King (2011) ... Moz
- The Love (2011) ... Moz
- The Paintings (2011) ... Moz
- The Brothel (2011) ... Moz
- The Debtors (2011) ... Moz
 2010 Chekhov Comedy Shorts (TV Series)
- A Reluctant Tragic Hero (2010) ... Tolkachov
 2010 The Green (Short)
 2008 Massive (TV Series)
- The Re-Launch (2008) ... Tony
- The Break Up (2008) ... Tony
- The Photo Shoot (2008) ... Tony
- The Music Video (2008) ... Tony
- Recording the Single (2008) ... Tony
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
 2005 Bleak House (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (2005) ... Krook
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Krook
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Krook
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Krook
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Krook
 2005 Blake's Junction 7 (Short)
 2004 The Libertine
 2004 Terkel in Trouble
Uncle Stewart (English version, voice)
 2004 Reuben Don't Take Your Love to Town (Short)
Café Owner
 2003 Cheeky
Alf Price
 2003 Blackball
 2003 The Virgin of Liverpool
Jackie Symes
 2003 Ed Stone Is Dead (TV Series)
- All You Can Eat (2003) ... Waiter
 2002 Tipping the Velvet (TV Mini-Series)
Gully Sutherland
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Gully Sutherland
 2002 Staying Up (TV Movie)
Frank O'Hanlon
 2002 Black Books (TV Series)
- Fever (2002) ... Landlord
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Other Works:

TV commercial voice-over for "Jacamo" menswear (UK) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michael | Michael Pennington | Johnny 'The Saint' Vegas | Jonny Vegas


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Personal Quote:

On being recognised: "This is a good job that gives us a good life, you can't expect to turn that off when it suits you." See more »


In an interview he stated his five favourite places as being San Fransisco, Robin Hood's Bay, St Helens, The Brown Edge public house and his parents' refrigerator. See more »


Hoarse, northern English accent

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