Sean Lock (1963–2021)


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He was one of the funniest guys in British television, much acclaimed for his dry wit and deadpan delivery, both on and off the set. Sean Lock was a genuine comedic original. His screen persona has been described as "studiedly obtuse". Either as host or panellist, he knew how to have audiences in stitches with his unique blend of darkly absurdist ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 58) in Surrey, England, UK

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(2002-2004)
Ideal Nathaniel
(2010)
QI Self
(2003-2011)
(2001)

Filmography

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 2013 Sean Lock: Purple Van Man (Video documentary)
 2008 Sean Lock: Live! (Video documentary)
 2008 TV's Believe It or Not (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2008 The Great British Sunday (TV Movie documentary) (additional material)
 2006 TV Heaven, Telly Hell (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer)
 2002-2004 15 Storeys High (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Errol's Women (2004) ... (written by)
- The Baby (2004) ... (written by)
- The Plough (2004) ... (written by)
- The Holiday (2004) ... (written by)
- Car Boot and Pigeon Shit (2004) ... (written by)
 2000-2004 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (additional material - 8 episodes)
- Episode #14.1 (2004) ... (additional material)
- Episode #13.8 (2003) ... (additional material)
- Episode #13.7 (2003) ... (additional material)
- Episode #13.6 (2003) ... (additional material)
- Episode #13.5 (2003) ... (additional material)
 2000 Lamarr's Attacks (TV Series)
 1999 Mark Lamarr Leaving the 20th Century (TV Series) (writer)
 1998 Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Mini Series) (additional material - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (additional material)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (additional material)
 1997 Harry Hill: Man Alive (Video) (additional material - segment "The Boy With The Big Face")
 1995 Anton & Minty (Short)
 1993 Smart Alek (Short) (writer)
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Show Show Self (73 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Other Works:

The original radio series of 15 Storeys High (2002) was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, with Sean in the role of Vince.

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Anoushka Nara Giltsoff  (his death)  (3 children)
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I know loads of people who do it and I don't understand it. It's a medium for comedians to get rid of shoddy, half-baked ideas that wouldn't make it into a comedy set. It seems like it's for sad, needy people who should have a word with themselves. There's something very macho about that - about how many followers you have. Jesus had followers but he had something important to say, not: 'Had a ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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