Fast Facts

  • Played drums in several punk-rock bands in Great Britain, including one called Exposure.
  • Used the stage name "Bing Hitler" at the start of his stand-up career.
  • Paid a moving 15-minute tribute to his recently deceased father in lieu of a monologue in a January 2006 Late Late Show airing.
  • Penned the 2006 comedic novel Between the Bridge and the River, his first foray into the literary world.
  • Performed at the White House Correspondents Association dinner in 2008.
  • Became a U.S. citizen in 2008.
  • Got his pilot's license to help conquer a fear of flying.
  • Is a board member of the Lollipop Theater Network, which allows critically ill children in hospitals to view current theatrical releases.


  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee


  • Janet Ferguson — Mother
  • Robert Ferguson — Father
  • Lynn Ferguson — Sister
  • Liam James Ferguson — Son
  • Milo Hamish Ferguson — Son
  • Sascha Ferguson — Ex-wife
  • Megan Wallace Cunningham — Wife

Next On TVSee all »


  • Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Birthday: May 17, 1962, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor, Talk-show host, Comedian, Writer, Producer

Watch This

I. Marlene King and Troian Bellisario
Troian Bellisario recalls her wildest PLL fan encounters

The Pretty Little Liars star and creator recall their wildest -- and sometimes incredilbly uncomfortable -- encounters with fans