Martin Savage (actor)

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Martin Savage is an English film, stage and television actor.

He appeared in both series of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's television series Extras as camp scriptwriter Damon Beesley and in The Thick of It television series specials as Nick Hanway. Savage's film credits include a major role as the Victorian actor in Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, George Grossmith, in the Mike Leigh film Topsy-Turvy, and also in Another Year as angry nephew Carl. He has also appeared in major films including V for Vendetta (2006), Rush (2013) and Mr. Turner (2014). He appeared in a small cameo as the performer Dan Leno in a BBC drama about music hall star Marie Lloyd and in the final Masterpiece Mystery Foyle's War. In the United States, he appeared in three episodes of Family Guy between 2006 and 2009.

His theatre credits include For King and Country (2009), A Respectable Wedding at the Young Vic (2007), Rupert Goold's Faustus (2004), an RSC production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (2002), Svejk at the Gate Theatre, London (1999), and Two (1997).

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