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Men Behaving Badly, Doc Martin
Wimbledon, South London, England
Actor/Actress, Director, Soundtrack
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Alexander Martin Clunes (born November 28th, 1961) is a BAFTA and SAG award-winning British actor and comedian. Clunes is perhaps best known for his roles as Gary Strang in a British comedy Men Behaving Badly. Clunes is the son and second child of the classical actor Alec Clunes who died of lung cancer when Martin was eight and a half years old; he has an older sister, Amanda. His mother Daphne, later a board member of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, once worked for Orson Wells. Clunes attended nursery with screenwriter Peter Morgan, and was educated at two independent secondary schools, the Royal Russell School in Croydon and The Arts and The Educational Schools, in Chiswick, London. The late actor Jeremy Brett who portrayed Sherlock Holmes in the long-running ITV show The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, encouraged Clunes in his acting career. Martin Clunes` mother was Jeremy Brett`s first cousin.
Clunes first marriage was to the actress Lucy Aston. They later divorced after Clunes began a relationship with the television producer Philippa Braithwaite. Braithwaite and Clunes married in 1997. In 1999, Braithwaite gave birth to a daughter, Emily. Clunes lives with his family in Beaminster, Dorset.
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Alexander Martin Clunes
Alexander Martin Clunes, OBE (born 28 November 1961) is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Martin Ellingham in the ITV drama series Doc Martin and Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly. Clunes has narrated a number of documentaries for ITV, the first of which was Islands of Britain in 2009. He has since presented a number of documentaries centred on animals. He has also voiced Kipper the Dog in the animated series, Kipper.
Royal Russell School
The Arts Educational Schools
Actor, comedian, broadcaster, film director, musician
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Emily (daughter) 1999
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