Caroline Quentin’s ex-husband: Who is Paul Merton?
Caroline Quentin is an English actress, broadcaster, and television presenter. Quentin became known for her television appearances: portraying Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly, Maddie Magellan in Jonathan Creek, and DCI Janine Lewis in Blue Murder.
From 1990 until their divorce in 1998, Caroline was married to Paul Merton, who afterwards went on with her understudy, Sarah Parkinson.
Who is Paul Merton?
Paul James Martin, born 9 July 1957, known under the stage name Paul Merton, is an English writer, actor, comedian and radio and television presenter.
Known for his improvisation skill, Merton’s humour is rooted in deadpan, surreal and sometimes dark comedy.
He has been ranked by critics, fellow comedians and viewers to be among Britain’s greatest comedians.
He is well known for his regular appearances as a team captain on the BBC panel game Have I Got News for You, and as the former host of Room 101, as well as for several appearances on the original British version of the improvisational comedy television show Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Merton appears as a panellist regularly on Radio 4’s Just a minute, first appearing in 1989, and becoming the only remaining regular panellist in 2009 following the death of Clement Freud.
He has also appeared as one of the Comedy Store’s Comedy Store Players.