May. 10th, 1968
Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
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Al Murray is an English comedian and TV personality, known for Time Gentlemen Please, Happy Hour, Al Murray's Compete For The meat, Happy Hour and Harry Hill.
- Plays guitar. The first riff he learned was "Smoke on the Water" by 'Deep Purple' (qv).
- He has named his favorite albums as 'Led Zeppelin' (qv) I, 'Led Zeppelin' (qv) II and 'Led Zeppelin' (qv) III.
- Is a history graduate of St Edmund Hall, Oxford University.
- Is a self confessed history fanatic.
- Direct descendant of 'William Makepeace Thackeray' (qv). Murray's education was actually paid for by the sale of many of Thackeray's letters possessed by his parents.
- Is a very talented drummer.
- Is a huge fan of early 'Genesis (III)' (qv). He has named 'Genesis (III)' (qv) at Wembley Stadium in 1987 as the best concert he has been to.
- His show, The Pub Landlord -- My Gaff, My Rules performed in 2001 at the Playhouse in London was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Entertainment.
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