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Simon Greenall

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Simon Greenall
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Simon Greenall

Born: Fri 3rd January 1958 (age: 61)

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Simon Greenall  is a British actor, writer and voice artist from Longtown in Cumbria.

He played  Mr Skinner in the 2006 Doctor Who episode "Love & Monsters"

He has appeared in a wide variety of roles in televisionfilmradio and the theatre, and is probably best known for his role as Michael in the TV series I'm Alan Partridge and as the voice of headmaster Iqbal in Bromwell High. He has also appeared in the TV series The BillHolby CityHarry Enfield and ChumsMonkey Dust(voice only), People Like UsDoc MartinTime Gentlemen Please, and as the voice of Mervin in cult MTV puppet show "Fur TV". His film credits include Wimbledon. He wrote for and appeared in Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show. He has also contributed his voice to the video games Dragon Quest VIII and Tomb Raider II, among several others. Also, he plays several characters in the British version of The Mr. Men Show, he also played the Caretaker in theCBBC game show, Trapped! and Trapped! Ever After.

In the second series of Saxondale that started to air on BBC Two and BBC HD on 23 August 2007, Greenall was reunited with I'm Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan. He played an ex-roadie friend of Tommy (Coogan) who has since become the managing director of a sleek technology company. He plays a variety of different roles in popular BBC Radio 2 sitcom On the Blog.

Greenall was one of Grant Bovey's sparring partners when he was training for the BBC charity boxing match against comedian Ricky Gervais.

In 2002 he appeared in the Chris Morris production "My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117" in which he played a brief role as the father of a child being baptized.

He currently provides the voice in the Weetabix adverts and is also the voice of Aleksandr Orlov in the comparethemeerkat.com adverts.[2]

He appears in Channel 4 sitcom Pete versus Life as one of the two commentators remarking on the title character's life. He also voices the character of Murgo in the Fable videogame franchise.

Since October 2010 is responsible for voicing the character of Captain Barnacles Bear in children's TV series -The Octonauts.

In 2011 he appeared in the BBC drama Holy Flying Circus.

In December 2011, Greenall voiced three Viz Comedy Blaps alongside Steve CooganSarah Millican and Gavin Webster for Channel 4.

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