Tony Robinson

Active - 1972 - 2016  |   Born - Aug 15, 1946 in Homerton, London, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Spirituality & Philosophy [nf]

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  • His first professional acting job was in the musical Oliver! when he was only 12 years old.
  • Passed four O-Levels (English Language, English Literature, History and Geography) and although he planned to continue to his A-Levels he ended up not doing so.
  • Rose to fame as the character Baldrick in the comedy series Blackadder and his catchphrase "I have a cunning plan" has become very well-known.
  • Was vice-president of Equity, the actors' union, from 1996 to 2000.
  • Was knighted in 2013 as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
  • Supports Burma Campaign UK, the NGO focusing on human rights in Burma.