Known for movies
Derren Litten is a British comedian, actor, writer and producer. He is best known for creating, writing and starring in the ITV2 sitcom Benidorm.
Litten was born in 1974 in Birmingham, England. His parents divorced when he was young and he was raised by his mother. He has two older sisters.
Litten was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford-upon-Avon and then at the University of Warwick, where he studied English and drama.
After university, Litten worked as a stand-up comedian and as a writer on several TV shows, including The 11 O’Clock Show and Smack the Pony. In 2007, he created, wrote and starred in the ITV2 sitcom Benidorm, which ran for nine series until 2018.
Litten has also appeared in a number of other TV shows, including The Catherine Tate Show, Extras and Not Going Out. He has also written for several newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian and The Observer.
YOU MADE IT!! (AGAIN!) https://t.co/PzUQUBJ1w2
— Derren Litten (@DerrenLitten) April 25, 2022
Litten’s net worth is estimated to be around £3 million. He has been married twice; first to actress Sarah Alexander from 2001 to 2004, and then to make-up artist Louise Ford from 2009 to 2016. He has two children from his second marriage.
|Full Name||Derren Litten|
|Profession||Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer|
|Education||Royal Central School of Speech & Drama|
|Awards||National Television Award for Most Popular Comedy Programme|
|Nominations||British Academy Television Award for Best Scripted Comedy, British Academy Television Craft Award for New Writer|
|TV Shows||The Spa, The Catherine Tate Show, Perfect World, Pie in the Sky, Benidorm, Nan's Christmas Carol, Tarrant Lets the Kids Loose|
Social profile links
|Are You Being Served?||2016||TV Movie written by|
|Benidorm||TV Series 8 episodes, 2011 - 2016 writer - 24 episodes, 2009 - 2016 written by - 19 episodes, 2007 - 2011 written and created by - 1 episode, 2014|
|The Spa||2013||TV Series written and created by - 8 episodes|
|Psychobitches||2013||TV Series 2 episodes|
|Not Going Out||2006||TV Series additional material - 3 episodes|
|The Green Green Grass||2006||TV Series written by - 2 episodes|
|The Catherine Tate Show||2004-2005||TV Series 7 episodes|
|Benidorm||2007-2015||TV Series||Elvis / Man at Bar / Man at Police Station / ...|
|The Spa||2013||TV Series||Marcus|
|Green Wing||2006||TV Series||Traffic cop|
|The Catherine Tate Show||2004-2005||TV Series||Various / Various Characters / Doctor / ...|
|Doc Martin||2005||TV Series||Tony|
|Casualty||1998-2005||TV Series||Steve MacLinden / John Williams / Terry Butler|
|Dalziel and Pascoe||2005||TV Series||Mad Dog|
|French and Saunders||2004||TV Series|
|Sweet Medicine||2003||TV Series||Reverend Simon Roberts / Rev Simon Roberts|
|Perfect World||2000-2001||TV Series||Vaughan Rogers|
|Spaced||2001||TV Series||Daisy's Benefit Clerk|
|Pie in the Sky||1997||TV Series||P.C. Ed Guthrie|
|A Touch of Frost||1995||TV Series||PC Hobbs|
|Minder||1994||TV Series||2nd Heavy|
|Benidorm||TV Series associate producer - 18 episodes, 2008 - 2011 executive producer - 14 episodes, 2012 - 2016|
|The Spa||2013||TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes|
|Queen's Mile||2015||Short special thanks|
|50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases||2008||TV Movie documentary||Various (uncredited)|
|2011||National Television Award||National Television Awards, UK||Most Popular Comedy Programme||Benidorm (2007)|
|2012||National Television Award||National Television Awards, UK||Most Popular Sitcom||Benidorm (2007)|
|2012||TV Quick Award||TV Quick Awards, UK||Best Comedy Series||Benidorm (2007)|
|2011||TV Quick Award||TV Quick Awards, UK||Best Comedy Show||Benidorm (2007)|
|2010||TV Quick Award||TV Quick Awards, UK||Best Comedy Series||Benidorm (2007)|
|2005||BAFTA TV Award||BAFTA Awards||Best New Writer||The Catherine Tate Show (2004)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia