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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 The Brothers Grimsby (2016). 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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Known For

Ideal
Ideal Moz / Himself / Roger
(2005-2011)
The Libertine
The Libertine Sackville
(2004)
The Brothers Grimsby
The Brothers Grimsby Milky Pimms
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 Early Man (post-production)
Asbo (voice)
 2017 The Drowning of Arthur Braxton (post-production)
Arthur Braxton Sr.
 2017 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Crit Cop
- Timewave (2017) ... Crit Cop
 2017 Tulip Fever
Apothecary
 2013-2017 Still Open All Hours (TV Series)
Wet Eric
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Wet Eric
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Wet Eric
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Wet Eric
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... Wet Eric
- Episode #3.3 (2017) ... Wet Eric
 2015-2016 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
Baby Jesus / Vicar Andrew
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Vicar Andrew
 2016 Womble Movie
Giro
 2016 Home from Home (TV Series)
Neil Hackett
- Pilot (2016) ... Neil Hackett
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel
- Closing Time (2016) ... Daniel
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Milky Pimms
 2016 Comic Strip Presents RED TOP (TV Movie)
Johnny
 2015 Brilliantman! (TV Short)
Mrs. Wardle
 2015 Dark_Net (Short)
Alan
 2015 House of Fools (TV Series)
Bradford Butcher
- The Botox Affair (2015) ... Bradford Butcher
 2014 Psychobitches (TV Series)
Salome
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Salome
 2014 Crackanory (TV Series)
Host / Presenter
- Self Storage & the Obituary Writer (2014) ... Host / Presenter
 2014 Warren United (TV Series)
Fat Baz (voice)
 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 It's Kevin (TV Series)
Billy Pike
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Billy Pike
 2013 Common Ground (TV Series short)
Rupert
- Rupert (2013) ... Rupert
 2013 Blood and Nuts (Short)
Gordon Bennett
 2012 Mr. Stink (TV Movie)
Dad
 2012 The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas (TV Movie)
Brian (voice)
 2012 Rude Tube (TV Series)
Computer
- Animal Anarchy (2012) ... Computer
- Utter Fails (2012) ... Computer
 2011 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Kevin
 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)
Tolkachov
- A Reluctant Tragic Hero (2010) ... Tolkachov
 2010 The Green (Short)
Dad
 2008 Massive (TV Series)
Tony
- 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)
Bottom
 2005 Bleak House (TV Mini-Series)
Krook
- 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)
Blake
 2004 The Libertine
Sackville
 2004 Terkel i knibe
Uncle Stewart (English version, voice)
 2004 Reuben Don't Take Your Love to Town (Short)
Café Owner
 2003 Cheeky
Alf Price
 2003 Blackball
Trevor
 2003 The Virgin of Liverpool
Jackie Symes
 2003 Ed Stone Is Dead (TV Series)
Waiter
- 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)
Landlord
- Fever (2002) ... Landlord
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Show Show Director (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in McFly's music video for "All About You", the official single of Comic Relief 2005. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You hear these stories, like people will say 'so-and-so doesn't like eye contact' - I have to walk up and look at them on purpose! Where did these idiots sever their links with sanity? See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Hoarse, northern English accent

Star Sign:

Virgo

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