| Tony Gardner|| Actor|
| 10 January 1964 (age 51) (1964-01-10) Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, UK|
My Parents Are Aliens, Lead Balloon, Cockneys vs Zombies, Gates, May Contain Nuts (200
Carla Mendonca, Danielle McCormack, Alex Kew, James Moran, Matthias Hoene
Dr. Tony Gardner (born 10 January 1964) is an English actor and doctor. He qualified as a doctor at Guy's Hospital in 1987, then as a general practitioner in 1993. He combined medicine and comedy during the 1990s as half of the award-winning comedy duo Struck Off and Die with Phil Hammond.
He eventually left medicine to become an actor, starring in a number of TV commercials, including that for the Renault Mégane. He reached prominence playing Brian Johnson in CITV's My Parents Are Aliens (episodes of which he also wrote) and Michael, the café owner in Jack Dee's BBC sitcom Lead Balloon. In 2009–10 he starred in three plays directed by Sir Peter Hall. In 2011 he played Professor Tony Shales in the Channel 4 series Fresh Meat.
Between 2012–2016 he played John in four series of the critically acclaimed romantic drama series Last Tango In Halifax. The programme attracted impressive ratings for BBC One, with the third series posting an average of 7.8 million viewers.
Between 2013–2015 he appeared as Lieutenant Colonel Phillip Smith in three series of the wartime comedy Bluestone 42, about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan during Operation Herrick. He appeared as Dan Miller MP in the BBC political comedy The Thick of It. He was a main character of the music video "Giant peach" by Wolf Alice. He appeared in a variety of roles in Tracey Ullman's Show from 2016.
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