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Angus Deayton


Gordon Angus Deayton known professionally as Angus Deayton, is an English actor, writer, musician, comedian, and broadcaster. He was the original presenter of the satirical panel game Have I Got News for You, a job from which he was dismissed in October 2002 after a second round of tabloid allegations about his personal life. He also played Victor... See full bio »

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Known For

Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You Himself - Host
(1990-2012)
KYTV
KYTV Mike Channel / Various / Sir Anthony Trollop MP / General Sir Charles Milestone / Klaus / Lewis Garrick / Mr. Burns, Head of Engineering / Sir Kenneth Yellowhammer
(1989-1993)
Elizabeth
Elizabeth Waad, Chancellor of the Eschequer
(1998)
Pramface
Pramface Alan Derbyshire
(2012-2014)

Filmography

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 2017 Brian Pern: A Tribute (TV Movie)
Resident
 2016 Benidorm (TV Series)
Grenville Titcombe
- Episode #8.5 (2016) ... Grenville Titcombe
 2013-2015 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
George Windsor
- Episode #10.20 (2015) ... George Windsor
- Episode #10.19 (2015) ... George Windsor
- Episode #10.18 (2015) ... George Windsor
- Episode #10.17 (2015) ... George Windsor
- Episode #10.16 (2015) ... George Windsor
 2015 The Great European Disaster Movie (Documentary)
Charles Granda
 2014 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Cardinal Montgomery
- Monks (2014) ... Cardinal Montgomery
 2012-2014 Pramface (TV Series)
Alan Derbyshire
- Kiss for the Camera (2014) ... Alan Derbyshire
- Enchanted Picnic (2014) ... Alan Derbyshire
- Tinker, Tailor, Lobster (2014) ... Alan Derbyshire
- I'm Excited Too! (2014) ... Alan Derbyshire
- Optimum Conditions (2013) ... Alan Derbyshire
 2011 Swinging with the Finkels
Richard
 2010 Pete & Dud: The Lost Sketches (TV Movie)
Performer
 2009 That Deadwood Feeling (Video)
 2006 Love and Other Disasters
Celebrity
 2004-2005 Nighty Night (TV Series)
Don Cole
- Episode #2.6 (2005) ... Don Cole
- Episode #2.5 (2005) ... Don Cole
- Episode #2.4 (2005) ... Don Cole
- Episode #2.3 (2005) ... Don Cole
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... Don Cole
 2003-2005 Absolute Power (TV Series)
Colin Priestley / Colin Priestly
- The House of Lords (2005) ... Colin Priestley (uncredited)
- The Nation's Favourite (2005) ... Colin Priestly
- Mr Fox (2003) ... Colin Priestley
 2005/II Heartless (TV Movie)
Harry Holland
 2005 Marigold (TV Movie)
Kenneth Moore
 2004 Fat Slags
Maurice the Hotel Receptionist
 2004 The All Star Comedy Show (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1990-2000 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Patrick
- The Dawn of Man (2000) ... Patrick
- The Executioner's Song (2000) ... Patrick
- Starbound (1996) ... Patrick
- The Wisdom of the Witch (1995) ... Patrick
- Hole in the Sky (1995) ... Patrick
 1998 Elizabeth
Waad, Chancellor of the Eschequer
 1997 Selection Box (TV Series)
Patrick Trench
- One Foot in the Grave (1997) ... Patrick Trench (uncredited)
 1996 Lord of Misrule (TV Movie)
MI5 Man
 1995 Savage Hearts
Leonard
 1993 Children in Need (TV Series)
Mike Channel
- Episode #1.14 (1993) ... Mike Channel
 1993 If You See God, Tell Him (TV Mini-Series)
Bank Manager
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Bank Manager
 1989-1993 KYTV (TV Series)
Mike Channel / Various / Sir Anthony Trollop MP / ...
- Get Away with You (1993) ... Mike Channel / Various
- Hot Crimes (1993) ... Mike Channel / Various
- 2000 'n' Whither? (1993) ... Mike Channel / Various
- Fly on the Walls (1993) ... Mike Channel / Various
- Those Sexciting '60s (1993) ... Mike Channel / Various
 1993 Bad Company (TV Movie)
Paul Foot
 1988-1991 Alexei Sayle's Stuff (TV Series)
Various Roles
- What's This Organ Doing in the Scullery? (1991) ... Various Roles
- Vanessa Goes Bonkers (1991) ... Various Roles
- Why Are They Now? (1991) ... Various Roles
- Buckle My Chives (1991) ... Various Roles
- Clam Nation (1991) ... Various Roles
 1991 Doctor at the Top (TV Series)
Adrian Quint
- The V.I.P. (1991) ... Adrian Quint
 1990 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
The Pool Attendant / Man on Park Bench
- The Curse of Mr. Bean (1990) ... The Pool Attendant / Man on Park Bench
 1989 The Tall Guy
Actor in Agent's Office
 1988 Chelmsford 123 (TV Series)
Aldridge
- Peeled Grapes and Pedicures (1988) ... Aldridge
 1984 Who Dares Wins (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
 1983 The Black Adder (TV Series)
Jumping Jew of Jerusalem
- Born to Be King (1983) ... Jumping Jew of Jerusalem
 1981 Tiswas (TV Series)
Garry Cribb
- Episode #8.3 (1981) ... Garry Cribb
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (92 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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narrated TV commercial for Ariel liquid laundry detergent. See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

"When one door closes another one falls on top of you." (after being fired from his job on "Have I Got News for You") See more »

Trivia:

His one time partner Stephanie De Sykes wrote at least two U.K. Eurovision Song Contest entries which makes his programme "Not Another Eurovision Song Contest" somewhat ironic. See more »

Nickname:

Perkins

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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