Paul Merton

  • Birth Name: Paul James Martin
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Comedian
Where to Watch

Available to Stream

  • Watch on

Fast Facts

  • After discovering his birth name was taken in the Actors' Equity, he renamed himself Merton, after the district of London where he grew up.
  • Appeared on BBC Radio 4's The Big Fun Show in the late 1980s.
  • Booked himself into Maudsley psychiatric hospital due to psychiatric problems caused by the malaria medicine Lariam.
  • Won a BAFTA Award in 2003 for Best Entertainment Performance.

Relationships

  • Caroline Quentin — Ex-wife
  • Sarah Parkinson — Wife (deceased)

Coming Soon

Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night... two months from now.

Details

  • Birth Name: Paul James Martin
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Comedian