Matt Lucas

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (17)

  • Matt: I met Boy George in a club and he asked me if I'd play Leigh Bowery, presumably because I'm bald and fat. I'd make my entrance to a lovely song called 'Don't Knock It 'Til You've Tried It', which is about cottaging, a big part of Leigh's life. He wasn't fussed what you looked like, and I really think that's something to celebrate.

  • Matt: I finally learned to love myself by dressing up as Geri Halliwell.

  • Matt: I mean comedy is something that's very personal and people have strong opinions about.

  • Matt: I think that's natural because it's no longer new to them. Our main approach is to carry on doing what we do, not believe our own hype and do what we've always done, which is try and make the funniest show possible.

  • Matt: We were friends for four years before we started writing together, so that is the foundation on which our partnership is built.

  • Matt: Their street signs keep getting nicked. And when we did the live tour, when we did get to Wales, it felt really good to be there.

  • Matt: It's very likely that graduates, current employees and retirees have some wonderful pieces of Deer Park history in their closets or garages.

  • Matt: We're trying to fill the gaps in the collection... Several schools have opened since the museum was originally created, and for other schools, we simply don't have any items to display.

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Trivia (14)

  • In May 2009, Matt Lucas announced that he has lost two stone (28 pounds) after a health warning from his doctor.

  • Matt mounted a legal action with David Walliams and Catherine Tate against Christian Publishing and Outreach when they used the two catchphrases "Yeah but no but yeah" and "Am I bovvered" in a publicity campaign.

  • In the Top 10 Gay wedding list published in 2008, the Telegraph (a British newspaper) ranked the union between Matt Lucas and his ex-civil partner Kevin McGee at no 2.

  • In June 2008, Matt and Kevin McGee announced their separation following their Civil Partnership in 2006; in October of the same year the divorce became official. The split was said to be amicable.

  • Matt has previously written articles for the Guardian (London) newspaper

  • Matt Lucas features Ben Fold's music video "Jesusland". Matt stars as a wig-wearing evangelist Reverend Lukas Clearhart, who is trying to sell miracle water.

  • In May 2006, Matt appeared in a series of commercials as Digit Al, explaining the switch over from terrestrial to digital TV.

  • He went to the same school as Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Ali G)

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