Person Details

Birthday: 1971-09-11 07:04:08

Aliases: Michael Pennington

Gender: Male

Place of birth: St Helens, Lancashire, UK

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 10

TV Involvements: 15


Most Famous Work

Biography

Johnny Vegas is the stage name of Michael Pennington, the St Helens born actor, stand up comedian, writer and director. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as Moz in the BBC3 sitcom Ideal and for his role as The Oracle in several series of the ITV sitcom Benidorm. More recently, he has starred as the hapless Eric in Roy Clarke's Still Open All Hours alongside David Jason. In 2018, Vegas took the lead in a new BBC sitcom, Home From Home.

Most Famous Work

Tulip Fever
Average
7

Tulip Fever

(2017) Apothecary
Question Team
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0

Question Team

(2021) Self
The Libertine
Average
6

The Libertine

(2004) Sackville
The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C
Average
8
Chris Moyles' Quiz Night
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5
Tipping the Velvet
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7

Tipping the Velvet

(2002) Gully Sutherland
Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable
Average
0
Johnny Vaughan Tonight
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0

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Self
Arthur Braxton Sr.
Terry
N/A
Rex
Self
2020 Himself
Johnny Vegas
2019 Terry
Dave Spud
Self
Ron Ormorod
Himself
Russell
Self
2018 Spiggy
Terry
Himself
Ray
Neil Hackett
Self
Asbo (voice)
2017 Terry
Guest Judge
Apothecary
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Self
2016 N/A
Milky Pimms
N/A
Johnny
2015 Himself
Narrator
Self
Self
2014 Eric Agnew
Self
2013 Abu
Self - Contestant
N/A
N/A
2012 Dad
Brian (voice)
Team Captain
N/A
2009 Himself
Self
N/A
2008 Self
Tony
Al
N/A
2007 Self
Self - Panellist
Self
Geoff Maltby
N/A
2006 Self - Andy's Group
N/A
N/A
N/A
2005 N/A
N/A
Self
N/A
Blake
Moz
Lewis Donat
2004 Sackville
Dave
2003 As Himself
Self
Alf Price
Trevor
Jackie Symes
2002 Gully Sutherland
Gully Sutherland
N/A
Frank O'Hanlon
Self
2001 N/A
Himself
Charlie Doyle
24 Hour News Man
2000 N/A
1995 N/A
1994 N/A
1993 Self - Panelist
1988 Self
Crit Cop
1978 Himself
- Self - Contestant
Himself
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2013 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2005 Associate Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2003 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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