Tony Gardner

Tony Gardner


1/10/1964, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Birth Name

Tony Gardner


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Tony trained as a doctor, qualifying in 1987, and worked at Guy's Hospital. In 1993, he qualified as a GP (General Practitioner). He was partnered with Phil Hammond, another doctor for a comedy double-act on Radio 4, before moving into television, and in 2000 he stopped practising. Tony…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Tony has contributed to National Doodle Day in 2008, which auctions off celebrity doodles for charity.

    • Tony is part of "Save Kid's TV", the campaign in the UK to stop financial pressures resulting in the end of UK production of children's TV by the commercial stations.

    • Along with follow Doctor, Phil Hammond, Tony was part of a comedy double-act: Struck Off and Die. They met at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

    • He qualified as a doctor at Guy's hospital in 1987, then as a General Practitioner in 1993, but stopped practicing in 2000 due to his involvement in My Parents Are Aliens.

    • Tony appeared in an OXO advert and his onscreen daughter was played by My Parents Are Aliens co-star Isabella Melling (Wendy).

  • Quotes

  • One of the best comical geniuses

    Tony is the one of the best comical actors in the world today. He is hilarous, and a great actor. In his current series My parents are aliens, he deomonstrated that he was also a brilliant writer too. Which was proabably one of the best episodes of the series. A great actor who never fails to amuse me.