Mark Gatiss


Listen to the Front Row interview with Mark Gatiss from March 2004

Born: 17th October 1966 in Darlington, Durham

Management Agency: PBJ Management

Originally from Darlington, Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Having graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA(hons)in Theatre Arts, he is one quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen, and is heavily involved in the post-television Doctor Who scene, having written a variety of novels and audio plays, together with a string of short supernatural/science fiction films (most of which he appeared in) and has been commissioned to write more. He also co-wrote three sketches for BBC2's Doctor Who Night in November 1999. He has co-written two plays for the Edinburgh Festival and appeared in a number of theatre and radio shows.



Filmography from IMDB

"Funland" (2005) TV Series [Actor]
"Doctor Who" (2005) TV Series (filming)[Writer] (writer) (episode "The Unquiet Dead")
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005) (post-production)[Actor .... Hilary Briss/Mickey Michaels/Les McQueen/Matthew Chinnery/Lance Longthorne/Brian Morgan] [Writer]

Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (2004) (TV)[Actor .... Ronald Hawes]
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004) (TV)[Actor .... Kenyon]
Global Conspiracy (2004) (V)[Actor .... Terry Scanlon] [Writer] [Producer]
Shaun of the Dead (2004)[Actor .... Radio Presenter With 'Spaceship' Theory/Wildlife voiceover] (voice) (uncredited)
"From Bard to Verse" (2004) TV Series[Actor .... Himself]
Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)[Actor .... Jeremy]
"Catterick" (2004) TV Series[Actor .... Peter]
"Nighty Night" (2004) TV Series[Actor .... Glenn]
Bright Young Things (2003)[Actor .... Estate Agent]
"Little Britain" (2003) TV Series[Script Editor]
Putting the Shock Into Earthshock (2003) (V)[Actor .... Himself]
Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) (TV)[Actor .... Viking] (voice)
... aka Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (USA)
Surrealissimo: The Trial of Salvador Dali (2002) (TV)[Actor .... Aragon]
The Cicerones (2002)[Actor]
The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane (2001) (V)[Actor .... Various roles] [Writer]
Birthday Girl (2001)[Actor .... Porter]
Now You See Her (2001) (TV)[Actor .... Nathan]
"I Love 1970's" (2000) TV Series[Actor .... Himself]
"Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)" (2000) TV Series[Writer] (writer)

The Kidnappers (1999) (TV)[Actor .... Mark] [Writer]
The Pitch of Fear (1999) (TV)[Actor .... BBC Bigwig] [Writer]
The Web of Caves (1999) (TV)[Actor .... The Doctor] [Writer]
"The League of Gentlemen" (1999) TV Series[Actor .... Hilary Briss/Mickey Michaels/Les McQueen/Matthew Chinnery/Lance Longthorne/Brian Morgan/Val Denton/Iris Krell/Mama Lazarou/Alvin Steele/David Tattsyrup/Mick McNamara/Owen Fallowfield/Phil Proctor/Glenn Baggs/Tony Bell/Kenny Harris/Al/Lee Scott/Andrew Ward/Lotte Lipp/Neds Needham/Mr. Bamford/Martin Lee/PC Woodward/Don Lynch/Murray Mint/Professor Erno Breastpinch'd/Gina Beasley/Sheila Foot/Haig/Dr Simon/Mr Wynt] [Writer]
In the Red (1998) (TV)[Actor .... Junior Detective]
"Lee and Herring in This Morning with Richard Not Judy" (1998) TV Series[Actor .... Greg Evigan] (uncredited)
Bidding Adieu (1996) (V)[Interviewer]
Ghosts of Winterborne (1996) (V)[Writer]
... aka P.R.O.B.E.: Ghosts of Winterborne (UK: complete title)
Unnatural Selection (1996) (V)[Actor .... Alfred Emerson] [Writer]
... aka P.R.O.B.E.: Unnatural Selection (UK: complete title)
The Devil of Winterborne (1995) (V)[Actor .... Georgie] [Writer]
... aka P.R.O.B.E.: The Devil of Winterborne (UK: complete title)
Stranger Than Fiction 2 (1995) (V)[Actor]
"The Dwelling Place" (1994) TV Series[Actor .... Bowmer]
The Zero Imperative (1994) (V)[Actor .... Dr. Bruffin] [Writer]
... aka P.R.O.B.E.: The Zero Imperative (UK: reissue title)
... aka The Stranger: The Zero Imperative (UK: video box title)

Notable TV Guest Appearances

"Breakfast" playing "Himself" 18 November 2004
"Richard & Judy" playing "Himself" 17 November 2004
"The Terry and Gaby Show" playing "Himself" 17 December 2003
"Little Britain" playing "Theatrical Agent" in episode: "Smallest Ant" (episode # 1.6) 21 October 2003
"Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible" playing "Hang Man Chang" in episode: "Frenzy of Tongs" (episode # 1.2) 19 November 2001
"SF:UK" playing "Himself" in episode: "Trips Through Time and Space" (episode # 1.5) 15 April 2001
"SF:UK" playing "Himself" in episode: "Big Brother Goes Hardcore" (episode # 1.3) 1 April 2001
"SF:UK" playing "Himself" in episode: "Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood" (episode # 1.2) 25 March 2001
"SF:UK" playing "Himself" in episode: "When Aliens Attack" (episode # 1.1) 18 March 2001
"Spaced" playing "Agent Smith" in episode: "Back" (episode # 2.1) 23 February 2001
"Barbara" playing "Archie" in episode: "Christening" (episode # 2.4) 15 December 2000
"Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)" playing "Inspector Large" in episode: "Drop Dead" (episode # 1.1) 18 March 2000
"Lenny Goes to Town" in episode: "Northhampton" (episode # 1.5) 3 October 1998
"Lenny Goes to Town" in episode: "Cambridge" (episode # 1.3) 19 September 1998
"Lenny Goes to Town" in episode: "Stoke on Trent" (episode # 1.1) 5 September 1998


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