Alexei Sayle (comedian)
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Who is Alexei Sayle?
Alexei Sayle: Alexei David Sayle is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and former recording artist. He was a central part of the alternative comedy circuit in the early 1980s. He was voted the 18th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-ups in 2007. In the updated 2010 poll he came 72nd.
- also known as Alexei David Sayle, Alexie Sayle, Alexy Syale
- born on (63 years ago) in Anfield, Liverpool, child of Molly Sayle and Joseph Henry Sayle
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United Kingdom
- education: Chelsea College of Arts
- profession: Actor, comedian, screenwriter, author
- Marriage with Linda Rawsthorn since
- albums: "'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?", "Didn't You Kill My Brother?", "The Fish People Tapes", "Panic"
- written works: "Barcelona plates", "The dog catcher", "Weeping Women Hotel", "Geoffrey the Tube Train and the Fat Comedian"
- played Golodkin in "Gorky Park"
- played Magar in "The Bride"
- played Motorbike Cop in "The Supergrass"
- played Malice in "Solarbabies"
- played Cabbie in "Siesta"
- played Alexei Sayle in "Whoops Apocalypse"
- played Sultan in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
- played Achmed in "Carry On Columbus"
- played Major Wib in "Reckless Kelly"
- played Mighty Mac in "Swing"
- played BacBac in "Arabian Nights"
- played Barbarossa in "The Thief Lord"
- played Dr Maverick in "Marple: They Do It with Mirrors"
- played Planet Jimmy (Voice) in "The Itch of the Golden Nit"
- TV series:
- played Commissar Solzhenitsyn in "Whoops Apocalypse"
- "The Young Ones"
- "The Lenny Henry Show"
- played Maxwell De Farcy in "Roland Rat: The Series"
- played Mr. Korvus in "Les Girls"
- played Konrad 'Conny' Fischer in "Selling Hitler"
- "The Comic Strip Presents"
- "Rubbish, King of the Jumble"
- "The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller"
- "Renford Rejects"
- played Troll in "Animated Tales of the World"
- played Charles Frobisher in "Tipping the Velvet"
- played Graham in "Spine Chillers"
- played Pope John Paul II in "Bremner, Bird and Fortune"
- played Dr. Ushma in "Horrible Histories"
- "The Gravy Train"
- "The All New Alexei Sayle Show"
- "Alexei Sayle's Stuff"
- "Alexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round"
- "Keen Eddie"
- "Blood Matters"
- nomination: - nominated to Brit Award for Best Comedy Record - "'Ullo John! Gotta New Motor?"
- official website: www.alexeisayle.me
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