Steve Coogan

Stephen John Coogan is an English actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter. He began his career in the 1980s as a voice actor on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image and providing voice-overs for television advertisements. In the 1990s, he began creating original characters. In 1999, he co-founded the production company Baby Cow Productions with Henry Normal. While working with Armando Iannucci on On the Hour and The Day Today, Coogan developed the character of Alan Partridge, a socially inept and politically incorrect media personality. Partridge has featured in several television series and the 2013 film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. Coogan grew in prominence in the film industry in 2002, after starring in The Parole Officer and 24 Hour Party People. He continued to appear in films such as Around the World in 80 Days, Tropic Thunder, The Other Guys, Ruby Sparks, and the Night at the Museum films.

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Steve Coogan is double of sexual predator Jimmy Savile on Manchester set of BBC drama The Reckoning

Steve Coogan continues his haunting transformation into Jimmy Savile for The Reckoning

Steve Coogan transforms into an old Jimmy Savile on set of The Reckoning

Steve Coogan puts on animated display on-set of The Reckoning

Steve Coogan's eerie transformation into paedophile presenter Jimmy Savile appears complete

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