Martin Clunes

Born Nov 28, 1961

Alexander Martin Clunes is an English actor and comedian. Clunes is perhaps best known for his roles as Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly, Doctor Martin Ellingham in Doc Martin and the title character in Reggie Perrin.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Martin Clunes.


1961 Birth Born on November 28, 1961.


1983 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Clunes served his first role in rep at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, and his first television appearance came in the 1983 Doctor Who story Snakedance.
1990 28 Years Old Clunes' first marriage was to actress Lucy Aston in 1990.


1993 31 Years Old In 1993, he played Dick Dobson in Demob about a pair of demobilized soldiers who have to adjust to civilian life after entertaining World War II troops with a raunchy cabaret act. … Read More
1997 35 Years Old They divorced in 1997 and Clunes married future Doc Martin producer Philippa Braithwaite late that year. In 1999, Braithwaite gave birth to their daughter Emily. … Read More
1998 36 Years Old In 1998, he was featured in Sweet Revenge and appeared as Richard Burbage in the Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old In 2001, he played Captain Stickles in the BBC adaptation of R. D. Blackmore's Lorna Doone.


2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Clunes played serial killer John George Haigh in a Yorkshire TV production A Is for Acid, and took the lead in ITV's production of Goodbye Mr Chips.
2004 42 Years Old Clunes was one of the eponymous leads in the 2004 ITV comedy-drama William and Mary, with Julie Graham. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old In August 2007, Clunes starred in the ITV/TVNZ co-production The Man Who Lost His Head. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old In 2008, Clunes presented Martin Clunes: A Man and his Dogs, which was aired on 24 August 2008.
2009 47 Years Old In 2009, Clunes presented a three-part ITV series Islands of Britain, which saw him travelling around several of the country's lesser known islands.
2010 48 Years Old In 2010, Clunes presented ITV mini-series Horsepower about man's relationship over time with the horse. … Read More
2011 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2011, Clunes presented documentary Martin Clunes: Man to Manta.


2012 - 2013 2 More Events
On 4 April 2014, Clunes hosted a one-off ITV documentary called Martin Clunes & A Lion Called Mugie, following the work of conservationists in Kenya as well as tracking the progress of a lion called Mugie. … Read More
Clunes was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to drama, charity and the community. … Read More
2016 54 Years Old In 2016, he narrated Rising Damp Forever, a two-part documentary series for ITV3. … Read More
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