2 November 1972 (age 51) Cannock, Staffordshire, England, UK (
Situation comedy, sketch comedy
British Comedy Award for the Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist
Justin moorhouse and steve edge
Steve Edge (born 2 November 1972) is an English actor, writer and former stand-up comedian. He is most famous for his work on Starlings, Phoenix Nights, The Cup, The Visit, Peep Show and the satirical magazine show Star Stories.
- Justin moorhouse and steve edge
- Steve edge and sian gibson flirted while filming do not disturb gold
- Early life and stand up
- Writing and other work
- Awards and nominations
- Personal life
Steve edge and sian gibson flirted while filming do not disturb gold
Early life and stand-up
Edge was born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England. He attended Stafford College and the University of Salford. He began his career in 1997 and from then until 2004 worked steadily as a Stand-up comedian. From March–November 2004 Steve, Paddy McGuinness, Archie Kelly and Janice Connolly toured a live stand-up show "Jumping on the Bandwagon" in reference to the success of Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights. The final show of the tour and the last time he did stand-up was at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. Edge is most famous playing Alan, one half of double-act Les Alanos with Les played by Toby Foster in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, That Peter Kay Thing and Max and Paddy's Road To Nowhere. He reprised the role in 2015 for Phoenix Nights LIVE where the cast performed 16 shows at Manchester Arena and raised £5 million for Comic Relief.
Writing and other work
Edge was a programme associate/writer on 8 out of 10 Cats from 2007-2011.
He was script editor for the BBC2 comedy "The Cup" in which he also starred as the lead, Terry McConnell.
In 2009 he wrote and narrated BBC3's "Almost Famous III" and returned in 2010 with the much revered sequel "Almost Famous IV".
In 2002 he starred in a series of improvised adverts directed by Graham Linehan, for the now defunct ITV sport Channel
He starred as a hapless undertaker in the Elbow promo for the song "Not a Job"
Edge is the creator and co-writer of the series Starlings along with Matt King on Sky1.
Awards and nominations
Steve Edge is godfather to comedian and actor, Jason Manford's twin daughters.