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Matt Lucas Biography

Birth Name:
Matthew Richard Lucas
Birth Place:
Stanmore, Middlesex, England
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Due to Alopecia, lost all his hair at age 6
  • Attended the same boarding school as Sacha Baron Cohen, who was in Lucas's older brother's class
  • Met longtime comedy collaborator David Walliams when both attended the National Youth Theater (which also boasts alumni such as Helen Mirren and Daniel Craig)
  • The pair debuted on stage together in 1995 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Lucas and Walliams co-created Little Britain for BBC 4 Radio in 2001, BBC television in 2003 and then HBO (as Little Britain USA) in 2008
  • Entered into a civil partnership with Kevin McGee at a December 2006 ceremony, which included guests such as Elton John and Courtney Love; the union was legally dissolved in October 2008


  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Howard Lucas -- Brother
  • Kevin McGee -- Ex-husband
  • John Stanley Lucas -- Father
  • Diana Lucas -- Mother