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Reeson Wayne ShearsmithBorn: Wed 27th August 1969 (age: 44)
Reece Shearsmith is an English actor, writer, comedian, television producer and magician
He will play Patrick Troughton in An Adventure in Space and Time, the docu-drama.detailing the creation of Doctor Who.
He created, wrote and acted in one of the UK's top 10 most popular sitcom/sketch shows, The League of Gentlemen, along with fellow performers Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and co-writer Jeremy Dyson. Shearsmith played over 30 characters. He also created, wrote and acted in another award-winning series, Psychoville, along with Pemberton.