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Steve Pemberton Biography

Birth Name:
Steven James Pemberton
Birth Place:
Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Fast Facts

  • While at Bretton Hall College, became friends with fellow students Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson
  • Together they would create the award winning comedy The League of Gentlemen
  • Played Man in Chair in the West End production of The Drowsy Chaperone in 2007
  • Appeared in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Donmar Warehouse in 2011
  • Reunited with Shearsmith multiple times, creating two other dark comedy series for the BBC, Psychoville and Inside No
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  • Supports the Derian House Children's Hospice, playing for them on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire and Celebrity Catchphrase


  • 2019BAFTA Television Awards-Best Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: winner
  • 2012BAFTA Television Awards-Best New Media: winner


  • Madeleine Pemberton -- Daughter
  • Derek Pemberton -- Father
  • Margaret Pemberton -- Mother
  • Adam Pemberton -- Son
  • Lucas Pemberton -- Son
  • Alison Pemberton -- Wife