Reece Shearsmith

Birthday: Aug 27, 1969
Birthplace: Hull, Yorkshire, England
While at Bretton Hall College, became friends with fellow students Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson. Together, they would create the award-winning comedy The League of Gentlemen. Based his infamous character of Papa Lazaru in The League of Gentlemen on his and Pemberton's landlord, down to the tone of his voice. Played Leo Bloom in The Producers on the West End in 2006. Received an honorary doctorate from Hull University in 2014. Created an original art piece for the Stars On Canvas charity to display and then auction to raise money.

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Borley Rectory V.C Wall 2017
59% High-Rise Steele $0.4M 2016
87% A Field in England Whitehead $31.2K 2014
95% An Adventure in Space and Time Patrick Troughton 2013
89% The World's End Collaborator $33.5M 2013
32% Burke and Hare Sergeant Mackenzie $947 2011
72% The Cottage Peter 2008
10% Free Jimmy (Slipp Jimmy fri) Ante (English language version) 2006
83% The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Edward / Papa Lazarou / Geoff / Bernice / Reece / Father Hal Screenwriter 2005
92% Shaun of the Dead Actor $13.5M 2004
No Score Yet Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire and the Legend of the Lost Tribe Viking 2002
58% Birthday Girl Porter $5M 2002
No Score Yet Auton Actor 1997

TV

CREDIT
93% The League of Gentlemen
2017
Performer Screenwriter Various Characters
  • 2017
  • 2002
  • 2000
  • 1999
89% Galavant
2015-2016
Neo
  • 2016
86% The Widower
2014
Malcolm Webster
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Davy
  • 2013
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Inspector Huish
  • 2007
100% Inside No. 9
2014
Creator Screenwriter Director Archie Max Maurice Nick David Tyler Greg Klaus Tommy Clive Henry
78% Peter Kay's Car Share
2015-2017
No Score Yet Stag
2016
Wendy

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