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Paul Merton

Mostly Credited As: Paul Merton
Birth Name: Paul James Martin
Date Of Birth: July 09, 1957 (Age 57)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Parsons Green, London, England
Height: 6' 2 ½" (1.89 m)

Paul Merton



Paul Merton
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Just A Minute (2012) (2012)As: Regular Panelist
Paul Merton's Birth of Hollywood (2011)As: Presenter
Paul Merton's Adventures (2011)As: Himself
Paul Merton in Europe (2010)As: Himself
Paul Merton in India (2008)As: Himself
Thank God You're Here (UK) (2008)As: Host
Paul Merton's Silent Clowns (2007)As: Presenter
Paul Merton In China (2007)As: Himself
Paul Merton in Galton & Simpson's... (1996)As: Various
Room 101 (1994)As: Host (series 4-11)
Paul Merton - The Series (1991)As: Various Characters
Have I Got News for You (1990)As: Himself / Team Captain
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (UK) (1988)As: Himself (1988-1993)
Episode Cast Credits 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  November 26, 2014 15x330: (Nov/26/2014) As Himself (Broadcaster), [Interviewees]
  May 13, 2012 13x134: (May/13/2012) As Himself 
  May 27, 2011 12x147: (May/27/2011) As Himself 

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  Keira Knightley, Paul Merton, Gareth Thomas, Paul Hollywood, London Grammar 07x03: (Nov/01/2014) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  September 24, 2014 09x32: (Sep/24/2014) As Himself 
  August 13, 2014 09x03: (Aug/13/2014) As Himself 
  October 1, 2013 08x41: (Oct/01/2013) As Himself 
  September 13, 2012 07x24: (Sep/13/2012) As Himself 

This Morning (1988) 
  September 19, 2012 25x13: (Sep/19/2012) As Himself 

The National Television Awards (1995) 
  National Television Awards 2011 01x16: (Jan/26/2011) As Himself 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 7, Show 31 07x31: (Apr/06/2009) As Himself 
  Series 5, Show 50 05x50: (May/30/2008) As Himself 

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Ewan McGregor, Kenneth Branagh, Paul Merton, K.D. Lang 07x09: (Nov/17/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Comedy Map of Britain (2007) 
  Wales to Birmingham 01x03: (Feb/10/2007) As Himself 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Jerome Flynn, Gloria Gaynor, Ian McKellen, Paul Merton 09x06: (Apr/12/2003) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Victoria Beckham, Clarissa Dickson Wright, Paul Merton 03x02: (Jan/28/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Paul Merton, Barry Manilow, Anthony Hopkins 01x01: (Jan/09/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Danny Baker Show (1994) 
  Show 1 01x01: (Sep/17/1994) As Himself 

The Young Ones (1982) 
  Time 02x05: (Jun/12/1984) As Peasant #2 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Have I Got News for You (1990)• Staff Writer

Episode Crew


Paul Merton's Birth of Hollywood (2011) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Episode 3 01x03 Jun/10/2011 As: Director, Writer
Episode 2 01x02 Jun/03/2011 As: Director, Writer
Episode 1 01x01 May/27/2011 As: Director, Writer
Thank God You're Here (UK) (2008) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Clive Anderson, Hamish Blake, Michael McIntyre, Sally Lindsay 01x02 Jan/19/2008 As: Writer
Fern Britton, Ben Miller, John Thomson, Hamish Blake 01x01 Jan/12/2008 As: Writer
Paul Merton - The Series (1991) (Credited in 12 episodes from this show) 
 
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Series 2, Episode 6 02x06 Oct/08/1993 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 5 02x05 Oct/01/1993 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 4 02x04 Sep/24/1993 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 3 02x03 Sep/17/1993 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 2 02x02 Sep/10/1993 As: Writer
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Trivia

Was married to Caroline Quentin.

Presenter of Room 101.

Has sometimes been confused with the Arsenal player, Paul Merson.

Merton's second wife, Sarah Parkinson, died on 23 September 2003, of breast cancer.

After seven nominations for a BAFTA award for Best Entertainment Performance, Merton finally won the award in April 2003, ironically defeating fellow HIGNFY star Angus Deayton who had just recently been fired from the show.

In 2003, he was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy.

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