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|Born||Karl Julian Theobald
August 5, 1969
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, U.K.
|Education||The Denes High School|
|Alma mater||Drama Centre London|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer|
Theobald was born in Great Yarmouth, to his mother, Wendy Theobald. He grew up in Lowestoft, for seventeen years, where he studied at The Denes High School and went to dance school at an early age. He graduated from the Drama Centre London in 2000, to work with Theatre de Complicite.
Theobald is the one-time comedy partner of Russell Brand; they formed a double act during the 1990s called Theobald and Brand on Ice. This has been mentioned by Brand on his BBC radio show and in his autobiography, My Booky Wook. A quote from Theobald was used among quotes from others in Brand's book:
|“||"I decided to go into comedy when my girlfriend left me, after all my life's a fucking joke!"||”|
Theobald appeared in the 2010 film Get Him to the Greek, alongside former partner Brand, playing his assistant.
In 2014, he starred in the independent British feature film Downhill, with Ned Dennehy, Jeremy Swift and Richard Lumsden, which is a comedy about four men attempting Alfred Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk. The film is directed by James Rouse and the screenplay was written by Torben Betts.
|2007||Buying Porn||Jack||Short film|
|2009||I Am Ruthie Segal, Hear Me Roar||N/A|
|2010||Get Him to the Greek||Duffy Servant Dude|
|Common Film Ground||Karl||Short film|
|2013||Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa||Greg Frampton|
|Pawel the Polish Mouse Goes to the Moon||Pawel the Polish Mouse||Short film|
|2016||Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle||Joel Maidment|
|2017||Carnage: Swallowing the Past||Daddy|
|2004||AD/BC: A Rock Opera||Shepherd||TV movie|
|Green Wing||Dr. Martin Dear|
|2006||The Virgin Queen||Alsop||TV mini-series
|Doc Martin||Anthony Oakwood||Episode: "City Slickers"|
|Clive Hole||Tatum Wilkinson||TV movie|
|2011-2012||Twenty Twelve||Graham Hitchins||TV series|
|2012||Skins||David Henley||Episode: "Alex"|
|2012-2013||Pramface||Jeremy||Episode: "Pregnant Rapist"
"Knocked Up and Homeless"
|2012||National Theatre Live||Itzak||Episode: "Travelling Light"|
|2013||Common Ground||Klive Richards||TV mini-series
|2013||Doll & Em||Oliver||Episode #1.6|
|2016||Trollied||Phil Smith||Episode #6.2|
|2017||GameFace||Graham the Therapist|
|2018||Midsomer Murders||Doug Vaughan||Episode: "Death by Persuasion"|
|2010||Fable III||Additional Voices|
- "Karl Theobald Albums: songs, discography, biography, and listening guide - Rate Your Music". Retrieved November 10, 2017.
- "Ormiston Denes Academy – Karl Theobald". Retrieved November 10, 2017.
- "BBC Twenty Twelve star Karl Theobald, of Lowestoft, interviewed - What's on and things to do in Norfolk - Eastern Daily Press". Retrieved November 10, 2017.
- www.comedy.co.uk accessed 2010-06-17