Alexander Armstrong

Last updated 09 January 2020

Alexander Armstrong
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Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong

Born: Monday 2nd March 1970 (age: 54)

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Alexander Armstrong is is a British comedian, actor and television presenter.

He co-starred in four series of Armstrong and Miller from 1997 to 2001 alongside his university contemporary Ben Miller. He played David Cameron in the satirical fictional documentary The Trial of Tony Blair and a sex-addicted guest in Hotel Babylon in 2007. He appeared in the 2007 Christmas Special of the classic BBC sitcom To the Manor Born playing Adam fforbes-Hamilton, the nephew of Audrey DeVere. He has provided the voice of Mr Smith, an alien computer, in The Sarah Jane Adventures since the series began in 2007, and also in Doctor Who's 2011 Christmas Special, The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe.

He currently hosts the BBC daily Quiz show Pointless. In September 2014 it was announced that he would become the new voice of the eponymous Dangermouse in a new series of 52 episodes for CBBC, taking on the role originally voiced by Sir David Jason.