Date of Birth : Sep 1st 1967

English Actor, comedian, writer and performer, most famous as a member of The League of Gentlemen along with fellow performers Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and co-writer Jeremy Dyson.

Pemberton attended St. Michael’s CE High School in Chorley, Lancashire where his acting skills were first realised. Pemberton graduated from Bretton Hall College with a BA (hons) in Theatre Arts. His previous work has centred mainly around fringe theatre, being a founder member of 606 Theatre with Gordon Anderson, Tom Hadley and producer Shane Walter, and he has produced, performed in and directed stage productions. Pemberton has written for Variety and was the assistant editor of the International Film Guide from 1991 to 1998.

Pemberton’s TV credits include: Whitechapel (2009); Doctor Who (2008); Benidorm (2007-present); Under the Greenwood Tree (2005); Hotel Babylon (2005); The Last Detective (2005); Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased); and Blackpool. He also appeared in Shameless as the husband of Sheila, Frank’s Girlfriend. In 2004 he played Dr. Bessner in Agatha Christie’s Poirot – Death on the Nile. Pemberton also starred in the film Lassie (2005) as Hymes.

2007 saw him make an appearance in the official Comic Relief film Mr Bean’s Holiday as the vicar in the first scene.

In July 2007, Pemberton took over from Bob Martin as “Man in Chair” in the West End production of the musical The Drowsy Chaperone, playing the role until the production closed on August 4, 2007


Birthday Girl ( 2002 )

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