Johnny Vegas

Birthday:

09/11/1971

Place of birth:

St Helens, Lancashire, UK:

Biography:

Johnny Vegas is the stage name of Michael Pennington, the St Helens born actor, stand up comedian, writer and director. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as Moz in the BBC3 sitcom Ideal and for his role as The Oracle in several series of the ITV sitcom Benidorm. More recently, he has starred as the hapless Eric in Roy Clarke's Still Open All Hours alongside David Jason. In 2018, Vegas took the lead in a new BBC sitcom, Home From Home.


Film Credits

Death on the Tyne (2018)
as Terry
Eaten by Lions (2018)
as Ray
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (2018)
as Himself
Early Man (2018)
as Asbo (voice)
Murder on the Blackpool Express (2017)
as Terry
Tulip Fever (2017)
as Apothecary
The 2,000,000 Calorie Buffet (2017)
as Himself - Narrator (voice)
Grimsby (2016)
as Milky Pimms
Red Top (2016)
as Johnny
Keith Lemon's Back t'Future Tribute (2015)
as
The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
as Abu
Mr. Stink (2012)
as Dad
The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas (2012)
as Brian (voice)
Johnny Vegas: Live At The Benidorm Palace (2009)
as Himself
A Tale of Two Continents (2008)
as Al
Comic Aid (2005)
as
Blake's Junction 7 (2005)
as Blake
The Libertine (2004)
as Sackville
Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)
as Dave
Johnny Vegas: Who's Ready for Ice Cream? (2003)
as As Himself
Cheeky (2003)
as Alf Price
Blackball (2003)
as Trevor
The Virgin of Liverpool (2003)
as Jackie Symes
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
as Gully Sutherland
Staying Up (2002)
as Frank O'Hanlon
Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001)
as Himself

Production Credits

Ragged (2013)
Director
Johnny Vegas: Who's Ready for Ice Cream? (2003)
Writer