Date of Birth : Mar 6th 1966
English comedian, writer, and actor, best known for starring in mystery series Jonathan Creek, and as panellist on QI.
Davies began performing stand-up comedy in 1988 at the Whitstable Labour Club, and was named Time Out’s Best Young Comic in 1991. He continued touring and performing in the UK and Canada, winning the Edinburgh Festival Critics Award for Comedy in 1994. That show was released on video and audio cassette in 1995 as Alan Davies Live at the Lyric recorded at the Lyric Theatre as part of the Perrier Pick of the Fringe season in October 1994.
A DVD of Davies’s stand up has been released entitled Urban Trauma. A version of that show, which ran in the West End at the Duchess Theatre and toured the UK and New Zealand, was shown on BBC1 in 1998.