Steve Coogan is an English actor and stand-up comedian. He has since ventured into screenwriting and producing as well. During the ’80s, he started his career as a voice actor in the puppet show Spitting Image. He later became known for his portrayal of the character Alan Partridge, which got him featured in many TV shows. For his work here, he earned three BAFTA nominations, winning two for Best Comedy Performance. In the 2000s, his film career flourished with roles in The Parole Officer and 24 Hour Party People. He had notable roles in the movies The Other Guys, Tropic Thunder, In the Loop, Hamlet 2, Our Idiot Brother, and Ruby Sparks. He also played Octavius in the Night at the Museum films.