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Humphrey Ker

Humphrey Ker was educated at Eton College. He entered Edinburgh University on a military scholarship. But after feeling let down by the base he would be training at, and deciding that comedy was more fun, he gave up on a potential career in the military. Ker read history at Edinburgh University, where he also became a member of 'The Improverts' ... See full bio »

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Donna's Inferno
Donna's Inferno Binsfeld
I Am Bob
I Am Bob Sherlock Holmes


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 2017 Donna's Inferno (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2016 Sunspring (Short)
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series)
- About a Will-O-Ween (2014) ... Sean
 2014 Sean Saves the World (TV Series)
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Zings (2014) ... Colin
 2014 Episodes (TV Series)
- Episode Two (2014) ... Writer
 2013 Fit (TV Series)
Various (2013)
 2013 Holding Patterns (TV Movie)
Griffin Brady
 2012 Live at the Electric (TV Series)
Mark (segment "The Van")
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Mark (segment "The Van")
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Mark (segment "The Van")
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Mark (segment "The Van")
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Mark (segment "The Van")
 2008 The Wrong Door (TV Series)
- Bondo (2008) ... Various
- Njarnia (2008)
 2007 I Am Bob (Short)
Sherlock Holmes
 2007 Comedy: Shuffle (TV Series)
Ulysses Stormwind
- Ed Byrne (2007) ... Ulysses Stormwind
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 2013 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2013)
 2012 8 Out of 10 Cats (TV Series)
- Episode #14.3 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Have I Got News for You (TV Series)
- Episode #43.2 (2012) ... Himself
 2011 24 Hour Panel People (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 Fast and Loose (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Himself - Performer
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Himself - Performer
 2008 The Supersizers Eat... (TV Series)
- Victorian (2008) ... Himself

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6' 7" (2.01 m)

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Personal Quote:

I'm 6 foot 7, and a bit. That bit is all important. Because I am a quarter of an inch off being, technically, a giant. Which is extremely disappointing. It's a sort of a terrible halfway house of not quite being a fairytale monster, but also to big to enjoy life.


Is a frequent guest on, fellow Penny Dreadful, David Reed's 'Film Fandango' podcast. Guests are asked to recommend a film to listeners. Humphrey has recommended: A Bridge Too Far (9/12/11), How To Train Your Dragon (12/4/12), Sleepy Hollow (20/11/12), Any Given Sunday (11/10/13), National Treasure (4/7/14). See more »

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