Harry Enfield


Henry Richard Enfield (born 30 May 1961) is an English comedian, actor, writer, and director.


The Loadsamoney character was created in reaction to the policies of the Thatcher government of the day, and took on a life of its own, sampling the songs "Money, Money" from the musical Cabaret and "Money, Money, Money" by ABBA to spawn a hit single in 1988 and a sell-out live tour.

In May 1988, Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock used the term loadsamoney to criticise the policies of the Conservative government and journalists began to refer to the "loadsamoney mentality" and the "loadsamoney economy". As a foil to Loadsamoney, Enfield and Whitehouse created the Geordie "Bugger-All-Money" and in 1988 Enfield appeared as both characters during the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium.


Enfield created "Tory Boy", a character which portrayed a young male Conservative Member of Parliament (MP). In 1989, Enfield realised a personal project, Norbert Smith - a Life, a spoof on British theatrical knights slumming in the film industry.


He also provided voices for the British satirical puppet show Spitting Image, and starred as Dirk Gently in the BBC Radio adaptations of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. ===TV series=== In 1990, Enfield developed his BBC sketch show Harry Enfield's Television Programme, later retitled Harry Enfield & Chums, with Whitehouse and Kathy Burke.


In 1991 Harry also starred in the series Gone to the Dogs as Little Jim. After a short break from television, Enfield signed a new contract with BSkyB, but produced only one series, Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show.


Enfield's commercials include a series made in 1994 for Dime Bar.


In 2002 Enfield returned to the BBC with Celeb, a new series based on the comic strip of the same title in Private Eye, as the ageing rockstar Gary Bloke. In 2002, Enfield was the first guest on the revamped version of BBC's Top Gear where he did a 2 minutes 1 second.


In 2004 Enfield starred in a series of commercials for Burger King in the Paraguay as Dr.

Also in 2004 Enfield provided the voice of "The Roaming Gnome" character used in Travelocity's U.S.


Enfield has also narrated various TV documentaries such as the Discovery Wings channel "Classic British Aircraft". In 2007, he played Jim Stonem in the Channel 4 series Skins.


He appeared on the show on 23 November 2008.

He reprised this role in the second series in 2008, and the third series in 2009.

Enfield also directed two episodes of Skins in season two entitled "Chris" and "Tony" in 2008. He appears often on mainstream television shows.


He reprised this role in the second series in 2008, and the third series in 2009.

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