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Paul James Martin, known as Paul Merton (born 9 July 1957) is a British writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter. Known for his improvisation skill, his humour is rooted in deadpan, surreal and sometimes dark comedy. Considered by some critics, fellow comedians and members of the public to be among Britain's greatest comedians, he is well known for his regular appearances as a team captain on the BBC panel game Have I Got News for You, and as the former host of Room 101. He has also appeared as a regular panellist on Radio 4's Just a Minute and as one of Comedy Store's Comedy Store Players.

Age: 58
Nationality: Irish
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2009 Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle Paul Merton
2002 Dick Whittington The Captain
2000 Aladdin Spirit of the Ring
2000 Cinderella Lucretia
2000 The Suicidal Dog Radio announcer
1998 Jack and the Beanstalk Narrator
1998 Rex the Runt Dr. Dogg
1996 Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... Various Characters, Howard, Arnold
1996 Paul Merton Show, The -
1994 An Evening with Gary Lineker Ian
1993 If You See God, Tell Him Workman


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Nominated for 17 Awards | Won 4


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