Stephen John "Steve" Coogan (born 14 October 1965) is an English actor, impressionist, and comedian. His best known character in the United Kingdom is Alan Partridge, the grotesque sports reporter-turned-television chat show host-turned-regional radio presenter who featured in several television series, such as The Day Today, Knowing Me, Knowing You... with Alan Partridge and I'm Alan Partridge. Outside the UK, Coogan is better known for his film roles. He also works in stand-up comedy, having recently announced his latest tour, "Steve Coogan Is Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters", to be performed in 2008, the first time he has performed stand-up in a decade. On April 2006 it was revealed that Steve Coogan had intentions of reviving Alan Partridge onto the big screen.