When was actor Russell Tovey in Celebrity Bake Off? Who did the Being Human star play in Gavin & Stacey?

RUSSELL Tovey has become a familiar face on the TV over recent years.

The actor is currently starring in ITV drama The Sister as we take a look at his career so far.

Who is Russell Tovey?

Russell is an English actor who is best known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being Human.

He also played Rudge in both the stage and film versions of The History Boys and Steve in the BBC Three sitcom Him & Her.

He appeared as Henry Knight on BBC shows Sherlock and The Job Lot, as well playing Harry Doyle in US TV show Quantico.

He voiced The Ray in Freedom Fighters: The Ray and played the titular role in Shane The Chef.

In 2019 he was on our screens as Daniel Lyons in Years And Years.

The 38-year-old was born on November 14, 1981.

In March 2019 Russell appeared on the celebrity version on The Great British Bake Off.

The show was in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.

Unfortunately Michelle Keegan pipped Russell to Star Baker.

Is Russell engaged?

In June 2018 Russell broke up with his partner Steve Brockman just four months after their engagement.

The actor spoke to fans about the shock break-up via his Instagram account.

In August 2019, Attitude mag suggested that the couple had reunited after Tovey shared a snap of their dogs together.

The following month Brockman posted a pic of the two of them lounging together and the pair are now engaged again.

Who did Russell play in Gavin & Stacey?

Russell was one of the lucky British actors to star in Gavin & Stacey.

In the show he played Gav and Smithy's mate Budgie.

He appeared in four episodes throughout all three series from 2007 to 2009.

What is Russell's net worth?

Russell started acting as a child and became professional at 11 years old.

He has a net worth of over £3million.

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