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Michael Fielding

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Michael Fielding
Birth nameMichael Fielding
Born (1982-01-23) 23 January 1982 (age 37)
Westminster, London, England
MediumStand-up, television, radio
Years active1997 – present
Relative(s)Noel Fielding (brother)
Notable works and rolesNaboo the Enigma
in The Mighty Boosh

Michael Fielding (born 23 January 1982) is a British comedian and actor, known for his role as Naboo in the British surreal comedy The Mighty Boosh. He was born on 23 January 1982 in Westminster, London, England and raised in Mitcham, Southwest London. He plays Smooth, the butler, in Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy, as well as other roles such as Doo-Rag.


Michael Fielding appeared in his elder brother Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt's show, The Mighty Boosh. Michael starred in all three series as well as live tours including The Mighty Boosh Live and the Future Sailors Tour. He performs as Naboo the Enigma, as well as other minor characters. Most recently, he starred in Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy.

The Mighty Boosh[edit]

Fielding is best known for playing Naboo the Enigma, the shaman on The Mighty Boosh, co-written by and co-starring his elder brother, Noel Fielding. He became part of The Mighty Boosh when he accompanied Noel to a show in Australia. Michael and his best friend then decided to live in Australia following the tour. In an audio commentary on the DVD release of the first season of The Mighty Boosh, Noel commented that his brother and friend only lived there for a year but they 'had the time of their lives'. His character is often seen with a hookah pipe and makes a few drug references throughout the series. Noel said in an interview with Jonathan Ross that the abstract name of the show came about from one of Michael's Portuguese friends who described his hair as being like a "mighty bush", owing to Michael's curly hairstyle as a child.[1] Michael has since confirmed his brother's story about The Mighty Boosh name, but revealed that his friend was actually Spanish.

He is 5'1" (155 cm) tall.[citation needed]

Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy[edit]

Michael Fielding is also known for his roles in Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy. He plays the main character Smooth, Noel's purple anteater-like butler. He also plays the minor character Doo Rag.[2]


  1. ^ Interview on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross on 10 November 2006
  2. ^ "Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy - Production Details & Cast and Crew - British Comedy Guide". Retrieved 2013-12-20.

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