Sir Anthony Robinson (born 15 August 1946), better known as Tony Robinson, is an English actor, comedian, author, television presenter and political activist. He's best known for playing Baldrick in Blackadder and for hosting historical documentaries like Time Team and The Worst Jobs in History. He also wrote Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (as well as starring in it) and has written 16 children's books.
A lifelong member of the Labour Party, he was knighted in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours for his public and political service. Coincidentally, his Blackadder co-star Rowan Atkinson received a CBE in the same honours list.