STAN & OLLIE
STEVE COOGAN (Stan Laurel) was born and raised in Manchester
where he trained as an actor at
the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre. Shortly after Drama School, Coogan
first job as an impersonator and comic on the satirical TV series, SPITTING
In 1992, Coogan won the Perrier Award for his show at the Edinburgh Fringe
appearing on various shows on BBC Radio 4, the now infamous Alan Partridge was
character moved from Radio to TV and over the years has picked up a number of
British Comedy Awards. Coogan took the character on two nationwide sell out
tours. The latest
series of MID MORNING MATTERS aired on Sky Atlantic in February 2016 with
and was followed by mockumentary special, SCISSORED ISLE for Sky in late May.
Partridge's second book, ALAN PARTRIDGE: NOMAD was released in October 2016.
Other TV appearances include SAXONDALE in 2006, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM in 2007,
THE SIMPSONS in 2012, HAPPYISH in 2015 and THE TRIP in 2010, 2014 and 2017.
won the BAFTA for Best Male Comedy Performance in 2011 for his performance in
and the third series aired on Sky Atlantic in May 2017 to much critical acclaim.
For his work in
TV and Film, Coogan has won seven BAFTA Awards and seven British Comedy Awards.
recently, he won the BAFTA for Male Performance in a Comedy Program for ALAN
PARTRIDGE'S SCISSORED ISLE in 2017.
Coogan's film career includes five films with Michael Winterbottom and
performances in THE
PAROLE OFFICER, 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE, A COCK AND BULL STORY, NIGHT AT
THE MUSEUM, TROPIC THUNDER, IN THE LOOP, THE LOOK OF LOVE, ALAN
PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA, DESPICABLE ME 2 and 3 and PHILOMENA.
PHILOMENA, in which Coogan starred alongside Judi Dench, received worldwide
acclaim upon its release. Coogan was further recognised for his role as producer
alongside Jeff Pope, winning the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in
addition to being
nominated for Best British Film and Best Film. The film was also nominated for
Awards, including Best Film and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Last year, Coogan starred in Oren Moverman's adaptation of THE DINNER
Gere, Laura Linney and Rebecca Hall, DESPICABLE ME 3, MINDHORN and RULES DON'T
Upcoming productions include a new season of Alan Partridge for BBC One, THIS
ALAN PARTRIDGE, voicing a role in the animated film THE ADVENTURES OF DRUNKY
co-starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Tambor and Nina Arianda and HOT AIR, opposite
Campbell and Skylar Austin.
In addition to his acting career, in 1999 Coogan set up Baby Cow Productions,
Langan currently as CEO. Baby Cow have produced several award-winning programs
ALAN PARTRIDGE, THE MIGHTY BOOSH, THE TRIP, GAVIN & STACEY and RED
DWARF. Upcoming series include E4's HIGH AND DRY from writer/actor Marc Wootton
CAMPING, an HBO eight-part series currently in development from GIRLS creators
Dunham and Jenni Konner to star Jennifer Garner.
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