Steve Speirs

Biography

Steven Roberts, better known as Steve Speirs (born 22 February 1965), is a Welsh actor.

Since graduating from university, Speirs has played Sloan in Eragon, Andy Fellows in Making Waves and the "pathetic loser" Dullard alongside Ricky Gervais in Extras, as well as having small parts in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (Captain Tarpals) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. He appears in Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire, a comedy fantasy series in which he plays Loquasto, an oafish servant, "who belongs to a race of pig-like creatures known as Grobble".[1] Speirs often goes by the name of "Dullard" in honour of his role in Extras, as he considers the character a mirror of himself. Speirs also appeared in the Gervais and Stephen Merchant film Cemetery Junction, released in 2010,[2] a part which was written particularly for Speirs.[3] Speirs also starred as the bouncer at Mother McOakley's Tavern in Burke and Hare, a British black comedy directed by John Landis and released (in the United Kingdom) in October 2010. Other roles which Spiers is known for include his portrayal of Bernard Bresslaw in Cor, Blimey!, Big Alan Williams in Stellaand Colour Sergeant Wormwood in Sharpe's Peril. Speirs played depressed geography teacher and caretaker Mr Gareth Barber in the BBC One sitcom Big School for two series in 2013 and 2014. In 2013, Steve played PC McClintock in the Christmas TV film Gangsta Granny, an adaptation of the book written byDavid Walliams. He played the role of Dad in the 2014 TV film The Boy in the Dress, also written by Walliams.

Steven Roberts, better known as Steve Speirs (born 22 February 1965), is a Welsh actor.

Since graduating from university, Speirs has played Sloan in Eragon, Andy Fellows in Making Waves and the "pathetic loser" Dullard alongside Ricky Gervais in Extras, as well as having small parts in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (Captain Tarpals) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. He appears in Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire, a comedy fantasy series in which he plays Loquasto, an oafish servant, "who belongs to a race of pig-like creatures known as Grobble".[1] Speirs often goes by the name of "Dullard" in honour of his role in Extras, as he considers the character a mirror of himself. Speirs also appeared in the Gervais and Stephen Merchant film Cemetery Junction, released in 2010,[2] a part which was written particularly for Speirs.[3] Speirs also starred as the bouncer at Mother McOakley's Tavern in Burke and Hare, a British black comedy directed by John Landis and released (in the United Kingdom) in October 2010. Other roles which Spiers is known for include his portrayal of Bernard Bresslaw in Cor, Blimey!, Big Alan Williams in Stellaand Colour Sergeant Wormwood in Sharpe's Peril. Speirs played depressed geography teacher and caretaker Mr Gareth Barber in the BBC One sitcom Big School for two series in 2013 and 2014. In 2013, Steve played PC McClintock in the Christmas TV film Gangsta Granny, an adaptation of the book written byDavid Walliams. He played the role of Dad in the 2014 TV film The Boy in the Dress, also written by Walliams.

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Known Credits 25

Birthday 1965-02-22

Place of Birth Troedyrhiw - near Merthyr Tydfil - Wales - UK

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Steve Spiers
  • Steven Roberts
  • Stephen Speirs
  • Steven Speirs
  • Steven Spiers

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Rovers(6 episodes) as Tel
2016 Upstart Crow(6 episodes) as Burbage
2014 The Boy in the Dress as Peter Sims
2010 Burke & Hare as McMartin's Doorman
2010 Cemetery Junction as Sgt. Wyn Davies
2009 A Child's Christmases in Wales as Uncle Huw
2009 The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler as Piotr
2009 Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire(6 episodes)
2008 Inkheart as Flatnose
2008 Sharpe's Peril as Wormwood
2007 The Baker as Bryn
2006 Eragon as Sloan
2005 The Last Drop as Gustav Hansfeld
2005 Doctor Who(2 episodes)
2005 Doctor Who(2 episodes) as Commissioner Strickland
2004 Making Waves(6 episodes)
2001 The Musketeer as Porthos
2000 Cor, Blimey! as Bernard Bresslaw
2000 Rancid Aluminium as BMW Man (as Steven Speirs)
1999 Topsy-Turvy
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Capt. Tarpals
1997 Jonathan Creek(1 episode)
1993 Goodnight Sweetheart(1 episode)
1993 Tender Loving Care
1991 Murder Most Horrid(1 episode)
1900 Sadie J(0 episodes)

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