English stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and presenter.
Terry Alderton was born in 1970 in Rochford, Essex and began his career as a footballer with Southend United, playing as a goalkeeper.
He moved into comedy as a voice over artist and stand-up, being nominated in 1999 for the Perrier Comedy Award, but following his performance in goal for the Celebrities team in the Sky One reality television series, The Match, Southend United resigned him after injuries weakened their squad.
Alderton went on to present the National Lottery show Red Alert with Lulu, and, in 2001, he hosted The Joy of Text with Ulrika Jonsson.
Terry has also presented his own show on Capital Radio called Terry’s Turnstiles and was confirmed as a presenter on Setanta Sports News channel. He also appeared on the Comedy Central show Comedy Store.
Alderton has also worked as an actor with one of his bigger roles coming as the character Charlie Mead in the final series of London’s Burning.
Terry has presented a number of video shows on Virgin Media Sport; his characters include Mr Sheepskin and Danny Dire.
He made his West End London début when he performed his one man show at the Bloomsbury Theatre on 21 May 2010. In 2013, Terry Alderton joined the cast of EastEnders as cockney cab driver Terry Spraggan.