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Paul Merton (III)


Paul Merton was born on July 9, 1957 in Parsons Green, London, England as Paul Martin. He is known for his work on Have I Got News for You (1990), Rex the Runt (1991) and The Suicidal Dog (2000). He has been married to Suki Webster since 2009. He was previously married to Sarah Parkinson and Caroline Quentin. See full bio »

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Known For

Have I Got News for You Himself - Team Captain / Himself / Himself - Guest Presenter
(1990-2019)
Rex the Runt Dr. Dogg
(1998-2001)
The Suicidal Dog Radio announcer
(2000)
Paul Merton: The Series Various Characters
(1991-1993)

Filmography

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 1999-2007 Room 101 (TV Series) (program associate - 64 episodes)
- Episode #11.6 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.5 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.4 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.3 (2007) ... (program associate)
- Episode #11.2 (2007) ... (program associate)
 1998 Prickly Heat (TV Series) (additional material)
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Other Works:

TV commercials for The Money Store. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Paul Martin

Height:

6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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Personal Quote:

All disc jockeys are without talent. Noel Edmonds - I can't stand Noel Edmonds. See more »

Trivia:

He has been frank about his dislike of certain guests who have appeared on Have I Got News for You (1990), in particular P.J. O'Rourke, Ann Widdecombe and Neil Kinnock, as well as former host Angus Deayton. See more »

Trademark:

Straight face through comedic situations

Star Sign:

Cancer

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