Norman Lovett Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Windsor, England, UK
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Norman Lovett was born on October 31, 1946 in Windsor, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Asylum (1996), Red Dwarf: Beat the Geek (2006) and Red Dwarf (1988). He has been married to Fi Lovett since 1989. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Fi Lovett (1989 - present) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Restrained, deadpan comedy persona.

Trivia (10)

He is a stand-up comedian.
His daughters are Lily Lovett and Kitty Lovett .
He originally auditioned for the part of Rimmer in Red Dwarf (1988), but was cast as Holly instead.
He was considered for the role of Zazu in The Lion King (1994).
He is half Italian on his mother's side.
He voiced a line in a TV commercial for Sugar Puffs in the 1980s which starred Josephine Tewson as a teacher, with whom he later had a brief scene in an episode of Keeping Up Appearances.
Although most famous for his role in Red Dwarf (1988), which made him a cult figure, he admits that he has never been a science-fiction fan.
Was 32 years old when he entered stand-up comedy.
Was born in Windsor but grew up in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.
In 1984 he teamed up with Paul Merton to write a script for a TV program. It was never made but in his autobiography Merton said that working with him was invaluable experience.

Personal Quotes (2)

I thought the first series of Red Dwarf (1988) was pure sitcom, it had some great jokes in it. This whole sci-fi fantasy phenomenon has gone crazy, although I'm not complaining. It's an escape for people because the world is rubbish right now.
No man is an island, except when he's having a bath.

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