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Paul Merton (III)


Paul Merton was born on July 9, 1957 in Parsons Green, London, England as Paul Martin. He is known for his work on Have I Got News for You (1990), Rex the Runt (1991) and The Suicidal Dog (2000). He has been married to Suki Webster since 2009. He was previously married to Sarah Parkinson and Caroline Quentin. See full bio »

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Known For

Have I Got News for You Himself - Team Captain / Himself / Himself - Guest Presenter
(1990-2019)
Rex the Runt Dr. Dogg
(1998-2001)
The Suicidal Dog Radio announcer
(2000)
Paul Merton: The Series Various Characters
(1991-1993)

Filmography

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 1999-2007 Room 101 (TV Series) (program associate - 64 episodes)
- Episode #11.6 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.5 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.4 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.3 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.2 (2007) ... (program associate)
 1998 Prickly Heat (TV Series) (additional material)
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Other Works:

TV commercials (voice-over) for Direct Line. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Paul Martin

Height:

6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Gromit (A Grand Day Out (1989)) is one of the great silent comedians. He's up there with Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin (Charles Chaplin). He may even be above them, because he's still working. See more »

Trivia:

Paul had to change his name when he joined Equity and, as he had grown up in Merton, South London, he took that for his stage name. See more »

Trademark:

Straight face through comedic situations

Star Sign:

Cancer

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