Michael Smiley

Active - 1999 - Present  |   Born - Jan 29, 1963 in Belfast, Northern Ireland  |   Genres - Comedy Drama, Drama, Horror, Thriller

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  • Best known in the UK for his role as Tyres O'Flaherty the bicycle riding raver in the sitcom Spaced.
  • Before finding fame, his previous jobs included cycle courier and club DJ.
  • Shared an apartment with Spaced co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the 1990s.
  • Began doing stand-up in 1993, after accepting a bet at an open-mic night. He then became a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
  • Has two children with his second wife, English journalist and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer.
  • Won Best Supporting Actor at the 2011 British Independent Film Awards for his role in Kill List.