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Nigel Planer

Biography

English actor that has appeared in lots of well-known London musicals such as for example Evita, Hairspray, and Wicked. He made an appearance in the BBC humor, The CHILDREN. He once performed Professor Dumbledore within a Harry Potter parody. He continues to be married double and has kids from both relationships. He is at a production from the Rocky Horror Present, which was converted to a cult traditional when converted to a film which highlighted Tim Curry.

Quick Facts


Full Name Nigel Planer
Date Of Birth February 22, 1953
Place Of Birth England
Height 190.5 cm
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Sussex
Nationality British
Spouse Roberta Planer, Frankie Park, Anna Leigh
Children Harvey Planer, Stanley Planer
Parents Lesley Planer, George Planer
Siblings Roger Planer
Awards Brit Award for Best Comedy Record
Music Groups Bad News
Nominations Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical, WhatsOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Movies Hogfather, I Give It a Year, Yellowbeard, Eat the Rich, Virgin Territory, Carry On Columbus, The Supergrass, The Land Girls, The Hunt for Tony Blair, The Wind in the Willows, The Pale Horse, Flood, Bright Young Things, Clockwork Mice, Burn Burn Burn, The Last Impresario, Diana & Me, Harry Potter and the Secret Chamberpot of Azerbaijan, The List, South Atlantic Raiders, Santa and the Tooth Fairies, Jeremy Hardy Gives Good Sex, Blackeyes, Number 27, More Bad News, Cuts
TV Shows Hogfather, Filthy Rich & Catflap, The Young Ones, Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, The Colour of Magic, The Magic Roundabout, Shine on Harvey Moon, The Grimleys, Romuald the Reindeer, Boomers, Hacks, Flood, Bonjour la Classe, Oh, No! Not THEM!, King and Castle, The Nicholas Craig Masterclass, Roll Over Beethoven, Cockroaches
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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Burn Burn Burnpost-productionHenry
Episodes2012-2015TV SeriesSanford Shamiro / Stanford Shamiro
Cockroaches2015TV SeriesStevie
Boomers2014TV SeriesMick
The List2013Ted Rove
Jonathan Creek1997-2013TV SeriesFranklin Tartikoff / Shelford
I Give It a Year2013Brian
The Comic Strip Presents...1983-2012TV SeriesStan / Den Dennis / Barmaid / ...
Hacks2012TV MovieOliver
This Is Jinsy2011TV SeriesMan With No Nameworm
Agatha Christie's Marple2010TV SeriesMr. Venables
How to Be Old2009TV SeriesNicholas Craig
Let's Dance for Sport Relief2009TV SeriesWilbur Turnblad
Mumbai Calling2008TV SeriesLonely Guy
The Color of Magic2008TV Mini-SeriesArch Astronomer
M.I.High2008TV SeriesPrime Minister
The Revenge Files of Alistair Fury2008TV SeriesGreat Uncle Crawford
Virgin Territory2007Uncle Bruno
How to Be Edwardian2007TV MovieNicholas Craig
Flood2007Keith Hopkins
Mark Lawson Talks to...2007TV SeriesNicholas Craig
Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids2007TV SeriesNarrator
Hogfather2006TV MovieMr. Sideney
How to Be Eighteenth Century2006TV MovieNicholas Craig
SpongeBob SquarePants2006TV SeriesDr. Marmalade
The Gil Mayo Mysteries2006TV SeriesRobert Bainbridge
The Last Detective2005TV SeriesGerry Jameson
Bright Young Things2003Taxi Driver
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV MovieAlbus Dumbledore
The Grimleys1999-2001TV SeriesBaz Grimley
Baddiel's Syndrome2001TV SeriesUndertaker
Boheme2000TV MovieBenoit
Discworld Noir1999Video GameCount Henning Von Überwald / Rhodan / Malaclypse / ... (voice)
The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything1999TV Movie
The Bill1999TV SeriesColin Boswell
You Are Here1998TV MovieSheldon Cohen
The Land Girls1998Gerald
Diana & Me1997Taxi Driver
The Grimleys1997TV MovieBaz Grimley
Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's...1997TV SeriesGavin
Cuts1996TV MovieJocelyn Pride
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes!1996Video GameAlbert / Bursar / Foul Ole Ron / ... (voice)
Romuald the Reindeer1996TV SeriesRomuald the Reindeer
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride1996The Car Salesman
The Marriage of Figaro1995TV Mini-SeriesAntonio
Jeremy Hardy Gives Good Sex1995Video
Shine on Harvey Moon1982-1995TV SeriesLou Lewis
Clockwork Mice1995Parkey
Wake Up with Libby and Jonathan1994TV MovieJonathan Hughes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes1994TV SeriesInspector Hopkins
Bonjour la Classe1993TV SeriesLaurence Didcott
Santa's First Christmas1992TV MovieRomuald the Reindeer (voice)
Unnatural Pursuits1992TV SeriesGeorge Pepperly
Carry on Columbus1992The Wazir
The Nicholas Craig Masterclass1990-1992TV SeriesNicholas Craig
Performance1991TV SeriesJohn Peel
Santa and the Tooth Fairies1991TV ShortRomuald the Reindeer (English version, voice)
The Magic Roundabout1990TV SeriesNarrator (voice)
Screen One1990TV SeriesPaul Hocking
French and Saunders1990TV SeriesAndy
Oh, No! Not THEM!1990TV MovieNeil
Blackeyes1989TV Mini-SeriesJeff
Number 271988Andrew Veitch
King & Castle1986-1988TV SeriesDavid Castle
Black Adder the Third1987TV SeriesLord Smedley, fop
Filthy Rich & Catflap1987TV SeriesRalph Filthy
Eat the Rich1987DHSS Manager
The Supergrass1985Gunter
Happy Families1985TV SeriesBarman
Storyboard1985TV SeriesDavid Castle
Roll Over Beethoven1985TV SeriesNigel Cochrane
Brazil1985Charlie--Dept. of Works
The Lenny Henry Show1984TV Series
The Young Ones1982-1984TV SeriesNeil / Dino
Yellowbeard1983Mansell
Dead on Time1983ShortBoring Friend
Doctor's Daughters1981TV SeriesConstable
The Comic Strip1981TV ShortPaul
How's Your Father?1980TV SeriesSissie
A Roof Over My Head1977TV SeriesRodney

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
King & Castle1988TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Comic Strip Presents...1988TV Series written by - 1 episode
Naked Video1986TV Series 1986
Comic Relief1986/IITV Special documentary
The Comic Strip1981TV Short
Not the Nine O'Clock News1979TV Series writer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comic Strip Presents...1988TV Series writer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wake Up with Libby and Jonathan1994TV Movie devised by

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pebble Mill1994TV SeriesJonathan Hughes
Comic Relief1991TV SpecialDen Dennis (as Bad News)
Comic Relief1988TV SpecialHimself
Come Dancing1986TV Movie documentaryHimself
Comic Relief1986/IITV Special documentaryNeil
An Audience with Billy Connolly1985TV MovieHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Saturday Superstore1982TV Series documentaryNeil from the Young Ones
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1981TV SeriesHimself
Boom Boom, Out Go the Lights1981TV SpecialHimself
Rock 'N' Roll Island2015Documentary short completedNarrator / commentary (voice)
Greatest Ever Sitcoms2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
50 Years of BBC2 Comedy2014TV Movie documentary
Loose Women2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Last Impresario2013DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee
The Many Faces of...2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ben Elton: Laughing at the 80s2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
This Week2011TV SeriesHimself
The Michael Ball Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Heavy Metal Britannia2010TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
The Richard Dimbleby Lecture2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Mastermind2010TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Blues Britannia: Can Blue Men Sing the Whites?2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Prog Rock Britannia2009TV MovieHimself - Narrator
Comedy Songs: The Pop Years2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ready, Steady, Cook2008TV SeriesHimself
Legends2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Saturday Kitchen2008TV SeriesHimself
Alternative Rebellion: The Beginning of Britain's Alternative Comedy Scene2007Video shortHimself
The Guest Stars of 'The Young Ones'2007Video shortHimself
The Making of 'The Young Ones'2007VideoHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20062006TV MoviePerformer
The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather'2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Wright Stuff2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
This Morning2006TV SeriesHimself
50 Most Shocking Comedy Moments2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greatest TV Comedy Moments2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Comic Strip: A Retrospective2005VideoHimself
100 Greatest Cartoons2005TV Special documentaryHimself
Comedy Connections2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Working the Thames2004TV Series documentaryNarrator
Today with Des and Mel2003TV SeriesHimself
Comedy from Merton to Enfield2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Weakest Link2002TV SeriesHimself
Party in the Park 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2001TV SeriesHimself
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Works1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Shakespeare Shorts1996TV SeriesHimself - Presenter / Malvolio
The Good Sex Guide1994TV Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Favourite Joke2011TV SeriesNeil Pye
Alan Davies' Teenage Revolution2010TV Mini-Series documentaryNeil
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape2010Video documentaryHimself
Banda sonora2008TV SeriesNeil Pye
Comedy Connections2007TV Series documentaryNeil Pye
University Challenge: The Story So Far2006TV Movie documentaryNeil Pye (uncredited)
80s2005TV Series documentaryNeil

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