Sean Lock was an English comedian and actor. He began his comedy career as a stand-up comedian, won the British Comedy Award in 2000 in the category of Best Live Comic, and was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award.
He wrote material for Bill Bailey, Lee Evans and Mark Lamarr and was voted the 55th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups in 2007 and again in the updated 2010 list as the 19th greatest stand-up comic.Lock frequently appeared on television and radio. He was a team captain on Channel 4 comedy panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats from 2005–2015, and on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown from 2012 to 2021.
Sean Lock Biography
|Birthdate ( Age)||22 April 1963|
|Place of Birth||Chertsey, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Partner||Anoushka Nara Giltsoff|
|Father||Name not Known|
|Mother||Name not Known|
|Profession||English comedian and actor|
|Net Worth||$ 3 million|
Sean Lock Early Life and Family
Lock was born in Chertsey, Surrey. He attended St John the Baptist School, Woking, Surrey. Before becoming a comedian, he was a labourer on building sites.During this time, he developed skin cancer.
He also worked a series of odd jobs, including three months as a goatherd for a hippie in the mountains of central France.Lock has stated that he was brought up as a Catholic but became atheist at 14.
Lock’s early television work included a supporting role alongside Rob Newman and David Baddiel in the 1993 series Newman and Baddiel in Pieces including touring with them as their support act. Lock credited Frank Skinner and Eddie Izzard as major influences on his comedy.
Sean Lock Wife
Sean Lock is a married man. He and his wife, Anoushka Nara Giltsoff, had two daughters born in 2004 and 2006, and one son born in 2009.
Sean Lock Net Worth
Sean Lock was an English comedian and actor who has an estimated Net Worth of $ 3 million in 2023.
Sean Lock Professional Career
Sean Lock was an English comedian and actor best known for his stand-up comedy and television appearances. He was born in Woking, Surrey, England on April 22, 1963, and died on August 18, 2021, owing to cancer.
In the 1990s, Lock launched his career in stand-up comedy, performing in clubs and on television. His unique delivery and offbeat humour, which frequently riffed on commonplace experiences and observations, helped him acquire a following.
Lock was a regular panellist on the British television shows “8 Out of 10 Cats” and “8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown” in addition to his work as a stand-up comedian. In addition to hosting his own television series, “Sean Lock’s TV Paradise, Telly Hell,” he has appeared on a number of other comedy programmes, including “QI,” “Have I Got News For You,” and “Never Mind the Buzzcocks.”
In 2000, Lock won the British Comedy Award for Outstanding Live Comedian, and in 1998, he was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition, he wrote and starred in his own radio sitcom titled “15 Minutes of Agony.”Throughout his career, Lock was highly regarded by his peers and was renowned for his acerbic intellect and distinct comedic style.
Sean Lock Death
Comedian Sean Lock, best known for starring in British comedy panel show “8 Out of 10 Cats,” has died at 58.He died at home from cancer, surrounded by his family, his agency Off the Kerb Productions announced in a statement Wednesday.