Birth Name: Stephen John Coogan
Place of Birth: Middleton, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 14 October, 1965
Steve Coogan is a British actor, comedian, impressionist, writer, and producer. His father is of Irish descent and his mother is an Irish immigrant, from County Mayo. His best known character in the UK is Alan Partridge, whom he has played in television series The Day Today and Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge.
His siblings include Martin Coogan, the lead singer of band the Mock Turtles, and Brendan Coogan, a presenter on the show Top Gear.
Steve’s paternal grandparents were Pierce J. Coogan (the son of Thomas Coogan and Margaret) and Florence M. Dunn. Pierce was born in Manchester, England, to a father from Kilkenny, Ireland and a mother from Cork, Ireland. Florence was also of Irish descent.
Source: Biography of Steve Coogan – http://www.prideofmanchester.com
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