first came to prominence as the gun-mad character Mike Watt in UK Channel 4's Spaced, in which he starred opposite Simon Pegg
and Jessica Hynes, and has become one of the U.K.'s most sought-after actors. Since then, he has collaborated with Pegg in a number of successful comedies, including Edgar Wright
's cult zombie movie Shaun of the Dead, for which earned a nomination for Most Promising Newcomer by the British Independent Film Awards, followed by Wright's hugely successful hit comedy Hot Fuzz. Frost and Pegg next co-wrote and starred in Greg Mottola
's comedy Paul; and appeared together again in Joe Cornish's indie sci-fi comedy Attack the Block. Frost's other film credits include Kinky Boots, Penelope, Wild Child and The Boat That Rocked.
Frost demonstrated his acting credentials in the BBC's adaptation of Martin Amis' best seller Money. Amis himself, added to the critical approval Frost garnered for the role. He has also appeared in the Channel 4 sitcom Black Books, with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey, and hosted the Channel 5 series Danger! 50,000 Zombies! and Danger! Incoming Attack! Frost was the lead role in Hyperdrive, a sci-fi comedy series for BBC Two, and starred in two seasons of Man Stroke Woman.
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