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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 Bleak House (2005), The Libertine (2004) and Happiness (2001). He has been married to Maia Dunphy since March 2011. They have one child. He was previously married to Catherine "Kitty" Donnelly. See full bio »

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Known For

Bleak House Krook
(2005)
The Libertine Sackville
(2004)
Happiness Charlie Doyle
(2001-2003)
The Brothers Grimsby Milky Pimms
(2016)

Filmography

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 2021 The Drowning of Arthur Braxton (post-production)
Arthur Braxton Sr.
 2021 Murder, They Hope (TV Series)
Terry
- Dales of the Unexpected (2021) ... Terry
- Evil Under the Bun (2021) ... Terry
- The Bunny Trap (2021)
 2020-2021 Meet the Richardsons (TV Series)
Johnny Vegas
- Episode #2.3 (2021) ... Johnny Vegas
- Episode #2.1 (2021) ... Johnny Vegas
- Christmas Special 2 (2020) ... Johnny Vegas
- Christmas Special 1 (2020) ... Johnny Vegas
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... Johnny Vegas
 2019-2020 The Rubbish World of Dave Spud (TV Series)
Dave Spud
- The Throne (2020) ... Dave Spud
- Chow Wow (2020) ... Dave Spud
- The Beast of Grimsby (2020) ... Dave Spud
- Moth Gran (2020) ... Dave Spud
- Spuds on a Plane (2019) ... Dave Spud
 2013-2019 Still Open All Hours (TV Series)
Eric / Wet Eric
- Christmas Special (2019) ... Eric
- Episode #6.6 (2019) ... Eric
- Episode #6.5 (2019) ... Eric
- Episode #6.4 (2019) ... Eric
- Episode #6.3 (2019) ... Eric
 2019 Dial M for Middlesbrough (TV Movie)
Terry
 2019 Good Omens (TV Mini-Series)
Ron Ormorod
- The Doomsday Option (2019) ... Ron Ormorod
 2019 Tales from the Lodge
Russell
 2018 The Queen and I (TV Movie)
Spiggy
 2018 Death on the Tyne (TV Movie)
Terry
 2018 Eaten by Lions
Ray
 2016-2018 Home from Home (TV Series)
Neil Hackett
- Mandy Rowlands (2018) ... Neil Hackett
- The Chrysler Building (2018) ... Neil Hackett
- Pitter Patter (2018) ... Neil Hackett
- The Party (2018) ... Neil Hackett
- Into Thin Air (2018) ... Neil Hackett
 2018 Early Man
Asbo (voice)
 2017 Murder on the Blackpool Express (TV Movie)
Terry
 2017 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Crit Cop
- Timewave (2017) ... Crit Cop
 2017 Tulip Fever
Apothecary
 2007-2017 Benidorm (TV Series)
Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
- Episode #9.8 (2017) ... Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
- Episode #9.7 (2017) ... Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
- Episode #9.6 (2017) ... Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
- Episode #9.5 (2017) ... Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
- Episode #8.5 (2016) ... Geoff Maltby - The Oracle
 2015-2016 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
Baby Jesus / Vicar Andrew
- Christmas Special (2016) ... Baby Jesus
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel
- Closing Time (2016) ... Daniel
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Milky Pimms
 2016 The Comic Strip Presents Redtop (TV Movie)
Johnny
 2015 Brilliantman! (TV Short)
Mrs. Wardle
 2015 Dark_Net (Short)
Alan
 2012-2015 Moone Boy (TV Series)
Crunchie Haystacks
- George's Bucket List (2015) ... Crunchie Haystacks
- The Plunder Years (2015) ... Crunchie Haystacks
- Ghost Raft (2014) ... Crunchie Haystacks
- Boylé Boylé Boylé (2014) ... Crunchie Haystacks
- Dark Side of the Moone (2012) ... Crunchie Haystacks
 2015 House of Fools (TV Series)
Bradford Butcher
- The Botox Affair (2015) ... Bradford Butcher
 2014 Psychobitches (TV Mini-Series)
Salome
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Salome
 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)
 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 / Self / 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
 2008 Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul (TV Series)
Cumberland Bloodshot
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Cumberland Bloodshot
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Bottom
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) ... 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 Dead Man Weds (TV Series)
Lewis Donat
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Lewis Donat
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Lewis Donat
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Lewis Donat
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Lewis Donat
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Lewis Donat
 2005 Blake's Junction 7 (Short)
Blake
 2004 The Libertine
Sackville
 2004 The Trouble with Terkel
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
 2001-2003 Happiness (TV Series)
Charlie Doyle
- People Move On (2003) ... Charlie Doyle
- Old Bloke at the Door (2003) ... Charlie Doyle
- Perspective (2003) ... Charlie Doyle
- Real Dancing (2003) ... Charlie Doyle
- A Nice Person (2003) ... Charlie Doyle
 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
 2001 Attention Scum (TV Series)
24 Hour News Man
- London, September, 12:00am (2001) ... 24 Hour News Man
- Sheffield, August, 4:00am (2001) ... 24 Hour News Man
- Middle of Nowhere, July, 11:00pm (2001) ... 24 Hour News Man
- Glastonbury, June, 9:45pm (2001) ... 24 Hour News Man
- Lizard Point, April, 10:00pm (2001) ... 24 Hour News Man
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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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:

Joined a seminary (training school for priests) at the age of eleven but left after eighteen months. See more »

Trademark:

Hoarse, northern English accent

Star Sign:

Virgo

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