ALAN Davies rose to fame on BBC crime series Jonathan Creek and since then has gone on to become one of Britain's funniest comedians.
Here's everything you need to know about his career and personal life…
Who is Alan Davies and what's his net worth?
Alan Roger Davies, 55, is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
He studied Drama and Theatre at the University of Kent and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2003.
The up-and-coming stand-up comedian was cast as the title role in BBC's BAFTA award-winning series Jonathan Creek in 1997 which catapulted him into mainstream fame.
Alan is also known for his role as a permanent panellist on BBC Two quiz game QI as well as his part in the 2008 film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging.
Davies has an estimated net worth of £3 million.
Who does Alan Davies play in The Midnight Gang?
Alan Davies is set to star in the BBC adaptation of David Walliams' children's book The Midnight Gang.
He plays the lonely hospital porter who doesn't have a proper name.
The drama is set to air on BBC One on Boxing Day.
Other cast members include Amit Shah, David Walliams and Haydn Gwynn.
Who's Alan Davies' wife Katie Maskell?
Alan has been married to author and former literary agent Katie Maskell since 2007.
The two met backstage at a taping of QI in 2005 and were engaged six months later.
The 43-year-old studied English and Drama at Warwick University, before undergoing a one-year postgrad at London drama school, East 15.
Katie won the £5,000 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize in 2010 for her book, The Great Hamster Massacre.
How many children does Alan Davies have?
Alan has three children with his wife Katie.
Their first child Suzie was born in 2009 followed two years later by their son Robert.
Their last child Francis was born in 2016.
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