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Michael Smiley

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29, 1963
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Actor and comedian best known for his recurring roles in television shows like Wire in the Blood, Luther, and The Aliens. The award-winning actor is also recognized for his performance in the critically acclaimed 2011 horror film Kill List.

Before Fame

His standup career began in 1993 after taking a bet at a local open-mic night. He'd previously been working as a bicycle courier and acid house DJ in the evenings.


Between 2007 and 2009, he portrayed Des Wainwright in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom The Maltby Collection.

Family Life

After marrying journalist Miranda Sawyer, the pair gave birth to one son and one daughter.

Associated With

In addition to making appearances in several of their films like Shaun of the Dead and The World's End, he shared a flat with actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the 1990s.

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