From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Martin Savage is a British film, stage and television actor. He appeared in both seasons of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's television series Extras as camp scriptwriter Damon Beesley and in The Thick of It television series specials as Nick Hanway. Savage's film credits include a major role as the Victorian actor in Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, George Grossmith, in the Mike Leigh film Topsy-Turvy, and also in Another Year as angry son-in-law Carl. He recently appeared in a small cameo as the performer Dan Leno in a BBC drama about music hall star Marie Lloyd & in the final Masterpiece Mystery Foyle's War. His theatre credits include For King and Country (2009), A Respectable Wedding at the Young Vic (2007), Rupert Goold's Faustus (2004), an RSC production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (2002), Svejk at the Gate Theatre, London (1999), and Two (1997). Description above from the Wikipedia article Martin Savage (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.