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Born in Cardiff, Chris Addison grew up in Manchester where he attended the Manchester Grammar School before going on to study at the University of Birmingham. Following his graduation in 1994, he put ambitions to direct theatre on hold and "drifted into stand-up comedy" which became his full-time job in 1996. He wrote and performed eight one-man ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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The Thick of It Oliver Reeder
(2005-2012)
In the Loop Toby Wright
(2009)
(2010-2013)
Veep Producer
(2013-2016)

Filmography

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 2020-2021 Breeders (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- No Power Part II (2021) ... (executive producer)
- No Power Part I (2021) ... (executive producer)
- No Friends (2021) ... (executive producer)
- No Excuses (2021) ... (executive producer)
- No Choice (2021) ... (executive producer)
  Veep (TV Series) (supervising producer - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (executive producer - 10 episodes, 2015) (consulting producer - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Inauguration (2016) ... (supervising producer)
- Kissing Your Sister (2016) ... (supervising producer)
- Camp David (2016) ... (supervising producer)
- Congressional Ball (2016) ... (supervising producer)
- C**tgate (2016) ... (supervising producer)
 2014 Trying Again (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (co-executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (with Alexander Armstrong) for "Direct Line" car insurance See more »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

Everybody mocks Daleks but they're somehow astonishingly scary. I put this down to the way they have no faces - you just don't know their thoughts. Also, they seem to have phlegm in their throats, which is no doubt because they've no faces to spit it out with. I like the flashing lights on top of their heads, they look like menacing versions of those vans laying out cones on motorways at night. See more »

Trivia:

Hosting a new comedic review of the past week's news on Radio 5 Live ("7 Day Sunday"). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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