English Actor

Daniel Mays

  • Mar 31, 1978 (age 42)
  • 6' 2" (1.88 m)
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2019
1917
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MovieDec 4, 2019

1917

Based on true accounts of World War I, two soldiers are …
Based on true accounts of World War I, two soldiers are chosen to deliver an ambush warning to another British regiment that is isolated deep within German enemy territory. If they do not succeed and deliver the message, 1,600 soldiers' lives will be imperiled.
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Temple
TV ShowSep 13, 2019

Temple

Temple is a Sky One television series and is an adaptation …
Temple is a Sky One television series and is an adaptation of the Norwegian television Valkyrien, which first aired in 2019. It stars Mark Strong, Carice Van Houten and Daniel Mays and was commissioned on 23 August 2018. Sky One renewed the series for a second season.
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Good Omens
TV ShowMay 31, 2019

Good Omens

Good Omens is a miniseries based on the 1990 novel …
Good Omens is a miniseries based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. A co-production between Amazon Studios and BBC Studios, the six-episode series was created and written by Gaiman, who also served as showrunner. Douglas Mackinnon directed the series. Good Omens stars an ensemble cast led by David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Adria Arjona, Miranda Richardson, Michael McKean, Jack Whitehall, Jon Hamm and Frances McDormand as the voice of God.
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Fisherman's Friends
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MovieMar 15, 2019

Fisherman's Friends

A fast living, cynical London music executive (Daniel …
A fast living, cynical London music executive (Daniel Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate "fish out of water" as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families (including Tuppence Middleton) who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he's drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he's forced to reevaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.
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2018
The Interrogation of Tony Martin
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MovieNov 12, 2018

The Interrogation of Tony Martin

A verbatim drama focusing …
A verbatim drama focusing on the 3 days farmer Tony Martin was questioned by police following the shooting of a 16 year old burglar who broke into his farmhouse in 1999. A story that split the nation. Was it self defence or murder?
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My Dinner with Hervé
MovieOct 20, 2018

My Dinner with Hervé

A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star …
A look at the life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, co-star of the hit '70s TV series "Fantasy Island", who took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.
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Swimming with Men
MovieJun 7, 2018

Swimming with Men

Swimming with Men is a 2018 British comedy film starring …
Swimming with Men is a 2018 British comedy film starring Rob Brydon, Jane Horrocks, Rupert Graves, Daniel Mays, Thomas Turgoose, Jim Carter, Adeel Akhtar and Charlotte Riley. It was directed by Oliver Parker.
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2017
Porters
TV ShowSep 20, 2017

Porters

Porters is a British television sitcom that has aired on …
Porters is a British television sitcom that has aired on Dave since 20 September 2017. The series is set in the fictional St. Etheldreda's hospital, and was created by former medic Dan Sefton. The series stars Edward Easton, Susan Wokoma, Claudia Jessie, Rutger Hauer and Daniel Mays. The first series of three episodes began on 20 September 2017. A second series of six episodes began airing on 14 March 2019.
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Born to Kill
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TV ShowApr 20, 2017

Born to Kill

Born to Kill is a British television miniseries, produced by …
Born to Kill is a British television miniseries, produced by World Productions, that was first broadcast on Channel 4 from 20 April to 11 May 2017. The four-part serial stars Jack Rowan as Sam Woodford, a seemingly ordinary 16-year-old schoolboy who harbors secret psychopathic tendencies. The series also stars Romola Garai as Sam's mother, Jenny; Lara Peake as Sam's girlfriend, Chrissie; Earl Cave as Sam's only friend, Oscar; Daniel Mays as Chrissie's father, Bill; and Richard Coyle as Sam's father, Peter. The series was written and created by Tracey Malone and Kate Ashfield, becoming Malone's second original television production following Rillington Place. The series is distributed worldwide by BBC Worldwide.
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Guerrilla
TV ShowApr 13, 2017

Guerrilla

Guerrilla is a six-part British drama miniseries set in …
Guerrilla is a six-part British drama miniseries set in early 1970s London, against the backdrop of the Immigration Act 1971 and British black power movements such as the British Black Panthers and Race Today Collective. It was written and directed by John Ridley and stars Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay in leading roles. Guerrilla debuted on Sky Atlantic on 13 April 2017 and on Showtime on 16 April 2017.
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2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
MovieDec 10, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

All looks lost for the …
All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success.
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The Limehouse Golem
MovieSep 10, 2016

The Limehouse Golem

In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down …
In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down the sadistic killer behind a series of gory, Jack the Ripper-Like murders.
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The Infiltrator
MovieJul 6, 2016

The Infiltrator

A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering …
A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
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Dad's Army
MovieFeb 5, 2016

Dad's Army

The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a …
The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
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2015
Victor Frankenstein
MovieNov 10, 2015

Victor Frankenstein

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young …
Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
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2014
The Great Fire
TV ShowOct 16, 2014

The Great Fire

The Great Fire is a four-part television mini-series first …
The Great Fire is a four-part television mini-series first shown on ITV from 16 October to 6 November 2014. It is set during the Great Fire of London in England in 1666. It was written by Tom Bradby and produced by Ecosse Films. Each hour-long (including commercial breaks) episode is set in one day of the fire.
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Common
MovieJul 6, 2014

Common

Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as …
Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless seventeen-year-old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent bystander to accessory to premeditated murder after giving a few friends a lift.
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2013
Welcome to the Punch
MovieFeb 24, 2013

Welcome to the Punch

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to …
Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a deeper conspiracy they both need to solve in order to survive.
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Outstanding Drama Performance (Male)
Nomination2013

Outstanding Drama Performance (Male)

Nominated for "Mrs Biggs".
National Television Award
2012
Byzantium
MovieSep 9, 2012

Byzantium

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down …
Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.
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Mrs Biggs
TV ShowSep 5, 2012

Mrs Biggs

Mrs Biggs is a 2012 British television series based on …
Mrs Biggs is a 2012 British television series based on the true story of the wife of the Great Train Robber, Ronnie Biggs. The series covers Mrs Charmian Biggs' journey from naïve young woman to Biggs' wife and the mother of three young sons. Money worries force her husband to ask for a loan from Bruce Reynolds, planner of the most famous crime in British history, the Great Train Robbery of August 1963. The aftermath of the train robbery and Biggs subsequent escape from prison leads to a life of flight for Charmian and her children as she tries to keep the family together.
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Line of Duty
TV ShowJun 26, 2012

Line of Duty

Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural …
Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio and produced by World Productions. The first series premiered on 26 June 2012 and became BBC Two's best-performing drama series in ten years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 million viewers. The second series broadcast began on 12 February 2014; its widespread public and critical acclaim led to the BBC commissioning a further two series. The third series broadcast began on 24 March 2016, and the fourth on 26 March 2017 on BBC One. The fifth series was completed at the end of 2018 and broadcast began on BBC One on 31 March 2019. In May 2017, the BBC commissioned a sixth series. Anticipated broadcast is possibly late 2020.
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Treasure Island
MovieMar 6, 2012

Treasure Island

In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with …
In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint's treasure buried on a secret island.
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Public Enemies
TV ShowJan 3, 2012

Public Enemies

Public Enemies is a three-part British television drama …
Public Enemies is a three-part British television drama series, written by playwright Tony Marchant, that is based upon the professional and private lives of Paula Radnor, a probation officer working within the British Probation Service, who is working with convicted murderer Eddie Mottram, who has served 10 years in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old girlfriend, and is struggling to adapt to life outside of prison. First broadcast on BBC One from 4 to 6 January 2012, the series stars Anna Friel as Radnor and Daniel Mays as Mottram, and encompasses a cast including Georgina Rich, Aisling Loftus, Peter Wight, Barbara Marten, Nicholas Gleaves, Joe Armstrong and Barnaby Kay. The series was directed by Dearbhla Walsh, with Will Gould acting as executive producer.
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2011
The Adventures of Tintin
MovieOct 23, 2011

The Adventures of Tintin

Intrepid reporter Tintin and …
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
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Outcasts
TV ShowFeb 7, 2011

Outcasts

Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction …
Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the United States on BBC America.
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2010
Made in Dagenham
MovieSep 11, 2010

Made in Dagenham

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford …
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
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Nanny McPhee Returns
MovieMar 24, 2010

Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who …
Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.
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2009
The Firm
MovieSep 18, 2009

The Firm

Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself …
Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals, influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. But as Bex and his gang clash with rival firms across the country and the violence spirals out of control, Dom realizes he wants out - until he learns it's not that easy to simply walk away.
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Mr. Nobody
MovieSep 12, 2009

Mr. Nobody

A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about …
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
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Red Riding
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TV ShowMar 5, 2009

Red Riding

Red Riding (2009) is a three-part television adaptation of …
Red Riding (2009) is a three-part television adaptation of English author David Peace's Red Riding Quartet (1999–2002). The quartet comprises the novels Nineteen Seventy-Four (1999), Nineteen Seventy-Seven (2000), Nineteen Eighty (2001) and Nineteen Eighty-Three (2002) and the first, third, and fourth of these books became three feature-length television episodes: Red Riding 1974, Red Riding 1980, and Red Riding 1983. They aired in the UK on Channel 4 beginning on 5 March 2009 and were produced by Revolution Films. The three films were released theatrically in the US in February 2010.
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Plus One
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TV ShowJan 9, 2009

Plus One

Plus One is a British sitcom written and created by Tim …
Plus One is a British sitcom written and created by Tim Allsop and Stewart Williams, originally broadcast in 2007 as part of Channel 4's Comedy Showcase, before a full series of five episode was commissioned and began transmitting on 9 January 2009. The programme was produced by production company Kudos and directed by Sarah O'Gorman. The programme centres itself around a "record producer" (of music compilation albums) Rob Black (Daniel Mays), whose girlfriend (Miranda Raison) has dumped him to marry "Duncan from Blue". Rob's life is turned upside down when he is invited to the wedding and feels he must have a 'plus one' who will blow everyone away.
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2008
Shifty
MovieOct 24, 2008

Shifty

Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his …
Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, Shifty must out-run and out-smart a rival drug dealer intent on setting him up for a big fall. As his long time friend Chris confronts the dark past he left behind him, Shifty is forced to face up to the violent future he's hurtling towards.
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The Bank Job
MovieFeb 19, 2008

The Bank Job

Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on …
Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal.
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Ashes to Ashes
TV ShowFeb 7, 2008

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes is a British crime drama and police …
Ashes to Ashes is a British crime drama and police procedural drama television series, serving as the sequel to Life on Mars. The series began airing on BBC One in February 2008. A second series began broadcasting in April 2009. A third and final series was broadcast from 2 April to 21 May 2010 on BBC One and BBC HD.
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination2008

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Shifty".
BIFA Award
2007
Atonement
MovieAug 28, 2007

Atonement

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, …
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
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2006
A Good Year
MovieSep 9, 2006

A Good Year

After years of no contact with his Uncle Henry, London …
After years of no contact with his Uncle Henry, London banker and bond trader Max Skinner learns that Henry has died intestate, so Max inherits a château and vineyard in Provence. Max spent part of his childhood there, learning maxims and how to win and lose, and honing his killer instinct (at chess, which serves him well in finance). Max goes to France intent on selling the property. He spends a few days there, getting the property ready to show. Memories, a beautiful woman, and a young American who says she's Henry's illegitimate daughter interrupt his plans. Did Max the boy know things that Max the man has forgotten?
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The Street
TV ShowApr 13, 2006

The Street

The Street is a British drama television series created …
The Street is a British drama television series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including Timothy Spall, Jim Broadbent, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, and David Thewlis.
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2005
Funland
TV ShowOct 23, 2005

Funland

Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the …
Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the BBC that was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005, on the digital channel BBC Three. Created by Jeremy Dyson (of The League of Gentlemen) and Simon Ashdown, the series consists of a fifty-minute opening episode followed by ten half-hour instalments.
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The Best Man
MovieJul 9, 2005

The Best Man

A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl …
A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl of his dreams.
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Doctor Who
TV ShowMar 26, 2005

Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science fiction television …
Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
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2004
Vera Drake
MovieSep 6, 2004

Vera Drake

Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted …
Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies. While the practice itself was illegal in 1950s England, Vera sees herself as simply helping women in need, and always does so with a smile and kind words of encouragement. When the authorities finally find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.
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Hustle
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TV ShowFeb 24, 2004

Hustle

Hustle is a British television crime drama series …
Hustle is a British television crime drama series starring Adrian Lester, Robert Glenister and Robert Vaughn. Created by Tony Jordan, it was produced by Kudos Film and Television, and broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. The show premiered on 24 February 2004, and ran for eight series, with its final episode aired on 17 February 2012. The show's premise is on a group of con artists who specialise in "long cons" – extended forms of deceptive frauds that require greater commitment, but offer higher rewards than simple confidence tricks. The show's most notable qualities are plots that involve behind-the-scenes action that the viewers are unaware of until near the end of an episode, along with fantasy scenes and occasional breaches of the fourth wall by the main actors.
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2002
All or Nothing
MovieMay 17, 2002

All or Nothing

In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her …
In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they and their local community are brought together, and they rediscover their love.
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2001
Pearl Harbor
MovieMay 21, 2001

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war …
Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls head over heels and he and Evelyn and Rafe hook up. Then Rafe volunteers to go fight in Britain, and Evelyn and Danny get transferred to Pearl Harbor. While Rafe is off fighting, suddenly one morning comes the air raid we now know as "Pearl Harbor."
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1985
EastEnders
TV ShowFeb 19, 1985

EastEnders

EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia …
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985. Set in Albert Square in the East End of London in the fictional Borough of Walford, the programme follows the stories of local residents and their families as they go about their daily lives. Initially there were two 30-minute episodes per week, later increasing to three, but since 2001, episodes have been broadcast on every weekday except Wednesday (outside of special occasions).
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1978
Daniel Mays
BirthMarch 1978

Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays was born.
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