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Alan Davies
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Born 6 March 1966 (1966-03-06) (ageĀ 55)
Loughton, Essex, England
Medium Television, stand-up, film, radio
Nationality British
Years active 1988-present
Genres Stand-up, television, radio
Spouse Katie Maskell
(m. 2007-present)
Notable works and roles Jonathan Creek
QI
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Alan Davies (born 6 March 1966) is an English comedian, writer and actor. He is best known for starring in Jonathan Creek and for being a panellist on QI.

Davies was born in Loughton, Essex. His childhood years were spent in Chingford, London. Davies' mother died when he was six. He graduated in Drama from the University of Kent in 1988.

In 2008, Davies was in a teen comedy.

Davies' first book, the autobiographical My Favourite People and Me, 1978-88, was published by Penguin Books in late 2009.

Personal life

Davies married writer Katie Maskell on 13 January 2007 after a 6-month engagement. The couple met backstage at QI in 2005. Their first child, Susie, was born on 9 December 2009. Their second child, Robert, was born on 18 June 2011.

In late 2007 he made UK national news. The Times and Daily Telegraph reported that Davies was involved in a fight and bit the ear of a homeless man. Davies had just left a wake at the nearby Groucho Club. Davies is no longer allowed at the Groucho Club.

Davies is a fan of Arsenal F.C. and a season ticket holder.

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