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Steve Coogan

Steve was born and raised in Manchester where he trained as an actor at the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre.

In 1992 he won the Perrier Award for his show and when on to win a BAFTA for ‘THE PAUL CALF VIDEO DIARIES’. Whilst working on radio, he created the character Alan Partridge which he then transferred to television on the show ‘KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU’ winning 3 British Comedy Awards.

In addition to his acting career, in 1999 Steve set up Baby Cow Productions with Henry Normal producing several award winning programmes including ‘THE MIGHTY BOOSH’, ‘GAVIN AND STACEY’ and more recently, ‘HUNDERBY’, ‘MOONE BOY’ and ‘HEBBURN’.

In 2013, he starred in Michael Winterbottom’s feature film “THE KING OF SOHO” playing real-life London porn baron turned property millionaire Paul Raymond. In 2014, Steve won his fifth BAFTA award for his comedy performance in ‘ALAN PARTRIDGE: WELCOME TO THE PLACES IN MY LIFE’.

Recent feature film credits includes PHILOMENA which he stars in alongside Judi Dench, directed by Stephen Frears. This was released in the UK and the US  in November 2013 and received numerous five- star reviews. Steve co-wrote Philomena with Jeff Pope and the film won Best Screenplay at Venice Film Festival 2013. It was nominated for four Oscars and was nominated for three Golden Globes. He has just finished the latest series of award winning THE TRIP opposite Rob Brydon which will air later this year.

His most recent feature work includes comedy IDEAL HOME with Paul Rudd and drama THE DINNER.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2013
Production (role):
ALAN PARTRIDGE
Company:
Baby Cow/ Magnolia
Project details:
Empire Award for Best Comedy
Date: 2013
Production (role):
PHILOMENA
Company:
The Weinstein Company/ Fox
Project details:
Starring Steve Coogan.

Steve nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar with co-writer Jeff Pope; also Oscar nominated for Best Film and Judi Dench for Best Leading Actress.

BAFTA win for Best Adapted Screenplay and 3 further nominations including Best Film.

Further awards include:

4 BIFA nominations, 3 Golden Globe nominations and wins at Venice and Toronto.
Date: 2009
Production (role):
STEVE COOGAN LIVE: AS ALAN PARTRIDGE AND OTHER LESS SUCCESSFUL CHARACTERS
Company:
2 Entertain
Date: 2008
Production (role):
TROPIC THUNDER: RAIN OF MADNESS
Company:
Dreamworks
Date: 2001
Production (role):
THE PAROLE OFFICER
Company:
DNA Films/ Universal and Focus
Date: 1998
Production (role):
STEVE COOGAN: THE MAN WHO THINKS HE'S IT
Company:
Phil McIntyre Promotions
TELEVISION
Date: 2010-
Production (role):
MID MORNING MATTERS WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE
Company:
Baby Cow/ Sky Atlantic
Date: 2010
Production (role):
THE TRIP
Company:
Revolution Films/ BBC
Project details:
BAFTA win for Best Performance in a Comedy Role for Steve

BAFTA nominated for Best Sit Com
Date: 2004
Production (role):
MONKEY TROUSERS
Company:
Baby Cow/ ITV
Date: 2003
Production (role):
ANGLIAN LIVES: ALAN PARTRIDGE
Company:
Talk Back/ BBC
Date: 2003
Production (role):
PAUL AND PAULINE CALF'S CHEESE AND HAM SANDWICH
Company:
Baby Cow/ BBC
Date: 2002
Production (role):
I'M ALAN PARTRIDGE
Company:
Talk Back/ BBC
Project details:
BAFTA win for Best Comedy and Best Comedy TV performance
Date: 2001
Production (role):
DR TERRIBLE'S HOUSE OF HORRIBLE
Company:
Baby Cow/ BBC
Date: 1997
Production (role):
THE TONY FERRINO PHENOMENON
Company:
BBC
Date: 1995
Production (role):
KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE
Company:
Talkback/BBC
Project details:
BAFTA nominated for Best Light Entertainment Programme
Date: 1995
Production (role):
COOGAN's RUN
Company:
BBC
Date: 1994
Production (role):
PAULINE CALF'S WEDDING VIDEO
Company:
BBC
Project details:
BAFTA Award for Best Comedy
Date: 1994
Production (role):
THE DAY TODAY
Company:
Framestore CFC
Project details:
7 episodes

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): ALAN PARTRIDGE
    Company: Baby Cow/ Magnolia
    Project details: Empire Award for Best Comedy
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): PHILOMENA
    Company: The Weinstein Company/ Fox
    Project details: Starring Steve Coogan.

    Steve nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar with co-writer Jeff Pope; also Oscar nominated for Best Film and Judi Dench for Best Leading Actress.

    BAFTA win for Best Adapted Screenplay and 3 further nominations including Best Film.

    Further awards include:

    4 BIFA nominations, 3 Golden Globe nominations and wins at Venice and Toronto.
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): STEVE COOGAN LIVE: AS ALAN PARTRIDGE AND OTHER LESS SUCCESSFUL CHARACTERS
    Company: 2 Entertain
    Project details:
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): TROPIC THUNDER: RAIN OF MADNESS
    Company: Dreamworks
    Project details:
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): THE PAROLE OFFICER
    Company: DNA Films/ Universal and Focus
    Project details:
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): STEVE COOGAN: THE MAN WHO THINKS HE'S IT
    Company: Phil McIntyre Promotions
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2010-
    Production (role): MID MORNING MATTERS WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE
    Company: Baby Cow/ Sky Atlantic
    Project details:
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): THE TRIP
    Company: Revolution Films/ BBC
    Project details: BAFTA win for Best Performance in a Comedy Role for Steve

    BAFTA nominated for Best Sit Com
  • Date: 2004
    Production (role): MONKEY TROUSERS
    Company: Baby Cow/ ITV
    Project details:
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): ANGLIAN LIVES: ALAN PARTRIDGE
    Company: Talk Back/ BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): PAUL AND PAULINE CALF'S CHEESE AND HAM SANDWICH
    Company: Baby Cow/ BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): I'M ALAN PARTRIDGE
    Company: Talk Back/ BBC
    Project details: BAFTA win for Best Comedy and Best Comedy TV performance
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): DR TERRIBLE'S HOUSE OF HORRIBLE
    Company: Baby Cow/ BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): THE TONY FERRINO PHENOMENON
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU WITH ALAN PARTRIDGE
    Company: Talkback/BBC
    Project details: BAFTA nominated for Best Light Entertainment Programme
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): COOGAN's RUN
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): PAULINE CALF'S WEDDING VIDEO
    Company: BBC
    Project details: BAFTA Award for Best Comedy
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): THE DAY TODAY
    Company: Framestore CFC
    Project details: 7 episodes