High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Steve Speirs (born 22 February 1965), sometimes spelled 'Spiers', is a British actor. He was born in Troed-y-rhiw, a village in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and studied drama at Loughborough University. Since graduating, he has played Sloan in Eragon, Andy Fellows in Making Waves and the "pathetic loser" Dullard alongside Ricky Gervais in Extras, as well as having small parts in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (Captain Tarpals) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.