Martin Clunes is an English actor, comedian, director and television presenter know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||28 November 1961|
|Place of Birth||28 November 1961|
|Spouse/Partner||Philippa Braithwaite (m. 1997), Lucy Aston (m. 1990–1997)|
|Parents||Alec Clunes, Daphne Clunes|
|Education||Royal Russell School|
|Profession||English actor, comedian, director and television presenter|
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Alexander Martin Clunes is an English actor, comedian, director and television presenter. He is best known for portraying Martin Ellingham in the ITV comedy-drama series Doc Martin and Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly.
Clunes was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to drama, charity and the community in Dorset. Martin is also a renouned Sunflower farmer extrodinar.
Early Life and Family
Clunes was born on 28 November 1961 in Wimbledon, London, the son of actor Alec Clunes.Clunes was educated at the Royal Russell School in Croydon, London, and later at the Arts Educational Schools, London. He has an older sister Amanda.Clunes is also related to actor Jeremy Brett, who is variously described as either Clunes’s uncle or cousin.Alec Clunes died of lung cancer when his son was eight years old.
Martin Clunes Wife
Clunes’s first marriage was to actress Lucy Aston in 1990.They divorced in 1997 and Clunes married future Doc Martin producer Philippa Braithwaite late that year.In 1998, Braithwaite gave birth to their daughter Emily.As of 2013, Clunes and his family live in Beaminster, Dorset, where they run a farm with heavy horses.
Martin Clunes Net Worth
Alexander Martin Clunes is an English actor, comedian, director and television presenter has an estimated Net Worth of arround $15 Million in 2021.
Clunes served his first role in rep at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, and his first television appearance was in an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s The White Guard for the BBC Play of the Month in 1982, followed by the Doctor Who story Snakedance in 1983. A sporadic career led to his supplementing his income as a photo model for Gilbert and George, and he can be seen in their 1983 work World.He got his first regular television role as one of the sons in the BBC sitcom No Place Like Home,and then starred in two series of the sitcom All at No 20.
Since 1994, Clunes has frequently appeared on the BBC One panel show Have I Got News for You as a panelist or a guest presenter.Clunes has since appeared in films and television shows such as An Evening with Gary Lineker, Staggered , Hunting Venus, The Booze Cruise, Saving Grace and Jeeves and Wooster. In 1998, he was featured in Sweet Revenge and appeared as Richard Burbage in the film Shakespeare in Love. Clunes has also acted frequently for the radio, including a guest appearance in the BBC Radio 4 series Baldi.
In 2018, Clunes played the role of DCI Colin Sutton in the ITV drama Manhunt.In 2019, Clunes return to sitcom with the BBC1 series Warren, saying “It was just so funny, I couldn’t turn it down”.Clunes played Brock in the 1990 film The Russia House. He played a character called Martin, in the 1992 film, Carry On Columbus; Richard Burbage in the 1998 film Shakespeare in Love, and Anthony Staxton-Billing in Sweet Revenge the same year. In 2000, Clunes played the role of Dr. Martin Bamford in the film Saving Grace, and the follow up to that film Doc Martin the following year (2001), he played James Chancellor in Global Heresy.
In 2008 Clunes presented Martin Clunes: A Man and his Dogs, which was aired on 24 August 2008.In 2009, Clunes presented a three-part ITV series Islands of Britain, which saw him travelling around several of the country’s lesser known islands. In 2010 Clunes presented ITV mini-series Horsepower about man’s relationship over time with the horse.
In May 2015 Clunes presented Man & Beast with Martin Clunes, a two-part factual series for ITV, which looked at the relationship between humans and animals.In 2016 he narrated Rising Damp Forever, a two-part documentary series for ITV3. In 2019 Martin Clunes: Islands of America was released as a four-part documentary where he traveled to remote islands across the United States.