Chris Barrie is most well-known for playing the neurotic hologram
Arnold Rimmer in cult BBC2 sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf and for his
portrayal of the insufferable leisure centre manager Gordon Brittas
in The Brittas Empire.
he has added some big screen credits to his name after appearing
alongside Angelina Jolie as Hilary the butler in both Lara Croft:
Tomb Raider movies.
latest string to his bow is as presenter of Chris Barrie's Massive
Engines for The Discovery Channel. In the show, self-confessed car
fanatic Chris explores the development of trains, diggers, airships
and other industrial wonders.
recently spoke to BBC Radio Wiltshire's Shelley Keen about combining
his love of vehicles with TV presenting, the vicarious thrills of
working with one of the most beautiful women in the movies and why
his comedy characters are so annoying, yet strangely endearing at
the same time.
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