Alan Davies was born in Essex on the 6th March 1966, the middle child between an older brother and a younger sister. His dad raised the family after his mother sadly passed away when Alan was six years old.
Alan went to Bancroft's school in Woodford Green…more
Alan fell foul of Wikipedia's 'strict' rules on editing when he tried to amend his own entry, as they told him he did not have the right! He pointed out he did, as it was his life.
In December 2007, Alan hit the headlines for an altercation with a homeless man in London, after Alan had been drinking heavily following the funeral of Verity Lambert.
Alan was rumoured to be one of the people to be considered as the next Doctor on Doctor Who.
In 1995, Alan appeared in the spoof travel show One For The Road.
In 2007 Alan starred in the second episode of ITV1's You Don't Know You're Born.
Alan has been occasionally featured in vignettes for Match of the Day 2.
Alan is a vegetarian, although he admits he does eat fish.
Alan chose his good friend Bill Bailey to be his best man at his wedding in January 2007, whereby he delivered a funny speech.
At university Alan was actively involved in campaigning for animal rights.
Alan is a member of the CND.
In 1998, Alan won "Most Popular Actor" in the National Television Awards.
If he could choose any superpower he wanted, Alan would want to have no bodily smell.
Alan says his most embarassing TV moment was on Bob and Rose, where he had to kiss a guy, and the kiss was done very badly.
Alan appeared in the 2001 movie Dog Eat Dog playing the character of Phil.
He starred as the lead actor in the made-for-television movie Roman Road in 2004, where he played the part of Vince.
He has an older brother and a younger sister.
Alan attained 8 O-Levels at Bancroft School in Woodford, which he left in 1982.
He was taught theatre skills by Piers Gladhill.
At a charity auction Alan paid £3,000 in order to purchase the original Big Brother House Diary Room Chair.
Alan was educated at the University of Kent at Canterbury.
He has appeared in a series of Abbey National adverts.
He attended the Loughton College of Further Education, where he got four O'Levels and two A'Levels (Media Studies & Theatre Studies).
Following his mother's death when he was only six, Alan was raised by his accountant father.
Alan is the second of three children.
Alan is 1.8 metres tall, or 5 foot 11 inches.
Alan is both an actor and a comedian.
Alan married Kate Maskell, a literary agent, in January 2007, having had a two month engagement.
Alan regularly goes deep sea diving, and wears a distinctive Seiko orange monster divers watch.
Alan writes a weekly football column for The Times newspaper.
Alan is a huge Arsenal fan.
Alan commenced presenting his own radio show entitled The Alan Davies Show in 1998.
In 1991, Alan was the winner of the Time Out Award for Best Young Comic.
Alan Davies: I see myself as a comic, but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
Alan Davies: [on his attitude to the UK press] Ex-girlfriends have sold stories to the papers, my father has got upset when I've been misquoted, and it's become a real bugbear of mine. I've seen a very good friend of mine, Angus Deayton, destroyed by the media. The newspapers print phone numbers saying, 'If you know anything about a famous person, ring us and we'll destroy them for you'.
Alan Davies:[On wife, Katie Maskell] We have a good laugh together. I am very happy, without a doubt.
Alan Davies: [On being a comedian] You can't help thinking of funny things. I think that's true. You just think of funny things all the time and usually you try not to say them most the time, coz people get offended, you know?
Alan: [On pursuing a career in the media] After working at a grocers I went to college to do media studies; theatre and dance modules satisfied my chronic need for attention.
Alan Davies: [On comparing Jonathan Creek and Doctor Who]Jonathan's appearance and his individuality and his intellect make him stand out in the same way that the Doctors do, but the Doctors are altogether more confident, outgoing, sometimes brash individuals, genuinely courageous in life or death situations – that and the time travel element makes him a very different kettle of fish.
Alan: People say that if you're famous you give up the right to privacy. That's bull. I'm an actor. I'm not a celebrity.