Rob Brydon was born in Swansea, South Wales on May 3rd, 1965. He studied acting at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama before joining BBC Wales as a radio and television presenter. Moving to London in the early 1990s he worked as a voiceover artist and made occasional appearances on television. These include Barbara, The Healer, Married For Life, Eleven Men Against Eleven and Lord of Misrule. He also had small roles in films First Knight, Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
He first came to the public's attention in 2000 with the shows Marion and Geoff and Human Remains, winning British Comedy Awards for both. Since then his comedy credits have included A Small Summer Party, The Keith Barret Show, Directors Commentary, Supernova, Cruise Of The Gods, Black Books, I'm Alan Partridge, Little Britain, Live At The Apollo, Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive, QI, The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year, Have I Got News For You, Gavin and Stacey, Rob Brydon's Identity Crisis and Would I Lie To You?
"If Steve Coogan was mistaken for me, it would be a dream come true."