Wrote & starred as Alan Partridge in "Knowing Me Knowing You", a radio 4 show which later got a television series as "Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge".
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I have never wanted to be famous, as such - fame is a by-product. Me, myself, personally, I like to keep myself private. I have never said I am a paragon of virtue, a model of morality. I simply do what I do. One could argue that there are those who make their career out of being famous and those people do enter into a Faustian pact, where they use the press to raise their profile. They exploit ...
He based the character of Alan Partridge on a radio presenter who interviewed him just as he was becoming famous. Coogan began mimicking the interviewer during the interview and from this came the inspiration for Coogan's most famous creation.