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Alan Davies

Alan Davies (born 6 March 1966, in Essex) is a British comedian and actor. He won the Time Out award for Best Young Comic in 1991. In 1995 he appeared in the spoof travel show One for the Road and got his own radio show The Alan Davies Show in 1998. He has also starred in Jonathan Creek, Bob and Rose and A Many Splintered Thing.

He has most recently appeared as the regular panellist in the BBC quiz game QI hosted by Stephen Fry. Rumours tipped him to be the new ninth Dr Who, but the role is in fact to go to Christopher Eccleston.

On January 1, 2004, it was reported in the news that Alan Davies had married Julia Sawalha, his co-star in the later series of Jonathan Creek. Both Davies and Sawalha deny the event.

Another Alan Davies was the original guitarist for the Soft Boys. He was replaced by Kimberley Rew.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Alan Davies Facts

OccupationActor, Comedian
BirthdayMarch 6, 1966 (57)
BirthplaceEssex, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Alan Davies compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Gosford Park
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
Beautiful People
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