Martin Clunes is a British actor, comedian, film director and television presenter. He is best known for his portrayal of Martin Ellingham in the ITV drama series Doc Martin, and for his role as Gary Strang in the sitcom Men Behaving Badly, for which he won a British Comedy Award and BAFTA award. He has also played prominent roles in the films Dancing Queen, Hunting Venus, Staggered, Shakespeare in Love, Sweet Revenge, Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?, and Saving Grace. Born Alexander Martin Clunes on November 28, 1961 in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, to parents Daphne Acott and Alec Clunes, he has an older sister named Amanda. Clunes attended Royal Russell School in Surrey and the Arts Educational School in Chiswick, London. He made his television debut playing a camp alien prince in Doctor Who: Snakedance: Part One (1983). In 1997, he married Philippa Braithwaite. Together they have one daughter, Emily Clunes. He was previously married to Lucy Aston.
Martin Clunes Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 November 1961
Birth Place: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
Birth Name: Alexander Martin Clunes
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Actor, Television presenter, Film director, Comedian
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Martin Clunes Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs (Approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2½”
Height in Meters: 1.9 m
Shoe Size: Unknown
Martin Clunes Family Details:
Father: Alec Clunes (Actor)
Mother: Daphne Acott
Spouse/Wife: Philippa Braithwaite (m. 1997), Lucy Aston (m. 1990–1997)
Children: Emily Clunes (Daughter) (b. 1999)
Siblings: Amanda Clunes (Sister)
Martin Clunes Education:
Royal Russell School
Arts Educational Schools
Books: Men Behaving Badly, A Dog’s Life, A Dog’s Life Ssb, Roger and the Rottentrolls
Martin Clunes Facts:
*He was born on November 28, 1961 in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.
*His father died of lung cancer when Clunes was 8 years old.
*He is a cousin of the actor Jeremy Brett.
*He attended kindergarten with Peter Morgan.
*He had his first television role on Doctor Who.
*He is a keen camper-van driver.
*He is President of the British Horse Society.