Johnny Vegas

Johnny Vegas

  • Born on
    • September 11th, 1971
Johnny Vegas is the stage name of Michael Pennington, the St Helens born actor, stand up comedian, writer and director. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as Moz in the BBC3 sitcom Ideal and for his role as The Oracle in several series of the ITV sitcom Benidorm. More recently, he has starred as the hapless Eric in Roy Clarke's Still Open All Hours alongside David Jason. In 2018, Vegas took the lead in a new BBC sitcom, Home From Home.


Acting (17 Credits)

2021The Drowning of Arthur Braxton as Arthur Braxton Sr.
2019Tales from the Lodge as Russell
2018Death on the Tyne as Terry
2018Eaten by Lions as Ray
2018Early Man as Asbo (voice)
2017Murder on the Blackpool Express as Terry
2017Tulip Fever as Apothecary
2016The Brothers Grimsby as Milky Pimms
2013The Harry Hill Movie as Abu
2013Still Open All Hours as Eric Agnew
2012Mr. Stink as Dad
2005Ideal as Moz
2004Sex Lives of the Potato Men as Dave
2004The Libertine as Sackville
2003Blackball as Trevor
2002Tipping the Velvet as Gully Sutherland
2002Tipping the Velvet as Gully Sutherland

Himself (2 Credits)

2018Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story as Himself
2001Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter as Himself

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