British comedian who appeared in successful series like In Bed with Medinner and UK's The Show, based on Garry Shandling's The Larry Sander's Show. He has also made several appearances on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz.
Prior to becoming a successful comedian, he worked a variety of low-paying gigs, including parking cars and delivering food. Instead of college he was Merchant Navy man for a bit.
He tried his hand at screenwriting in 2004, when he penned the script for film Pierrepoint, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005.
His cousin was Peter Lee, a former Montreal Canadiens first-draft selection.
Both he and Alan Davies were comedians that were born in the UK.