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C4's Peep Show actor bankrupt 2 July 2013

The actor best known for his role as ‘Super Hans’ in Channel 4’s Peep Show has been declared bankrupt.

Insolvency News can exclusively reveal that 45-year-old Matt King was declared bankrupt in Brighton County Court last week at his own request.

The news comes despite the actor enjoying a flurry of work over the past 12 months such as his role in new British comedy Starlings, which he co-wrote with Steve Edge. The first episode of the second series is due to air for the first time tonight on subscription channel Sky 1.

King’s acting prowess has led to a host of award nominations. His on-going role in Peep Show led to his nomination for a prestigious Golden Nymph award at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival and he won ‘most outstanding performance by an actor’ at the 2011 ASTRA Awards for his work in Australian drama Spirited.

He has also accumulated a substantial filmography as an actor, with appearances in blockbuster films such as Bronson, Made in Dagenham and RocknRolla, directed by Guy Ritchie.

Fans of Matt King can see more of his work from his show reel on the link below:

King who filed for bankruptcy from his home address in Hove is scheduled to be discharged from bankruptcy on 25 June 2014.

Insolvency News has contacted King’s agent – United Agents – for further comment and will update the story should further information about the case be made available.



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