Mark Gatiss - Born 17 October 1966, is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. He is known as a member of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen alongside Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and co-writer Jeremy Dyson, and has both written for and acted in the TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock, the latter of which he also co-created. 

Mark Gatiss - Born 17 October 1966, is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. He is known as a member of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen alongside Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and co-writer Jeremy Dyson, and has both written for and acted in the TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock, the latter of which he also co-created. 

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1966-10-17

Place of Birth Sedgefield, Durham, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Catterick(1 episode) as Peter
2018 The Favourite as John Churchill
2018 National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III as George III
2018 The League of Gentlemen - Live Again!
2018 Mark Gatiss on John Minton: The Lost Man of British Art as Himself - Presenter
2018 Christopher Robin as Giles Winslow
2018 The Mercy as Ronald Hall
2018 Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock as Himself
2017 Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time as The Captain
2017 Gunpowder(3 episodes) as Sir Robert Cecil
2017 Mars: a Traveller's Guide as Narrator
2017 Against the Law as Doctor Landers
2017 Sherlock: The Final Problem as Mycroft Holmes
2016 Denial as Professor Robert Jan van der Pelt
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie as Joel
2016 Our Kind of Traitor as Billy Matlock
2016 Dad's Army as Colonel Theakes
2016 Sherlock: The Abominable Bride as Mycroft Holmes
2015 Victor Frankenstein as Dettweiler
2015 London Spy(5 episodes) as Rich
2015 Premium Bond as Himself
2015 The Vote
2015 Thunderbirds Are Go!(1 episode) as Dr. Quentin Questa (voice)
2015 Coalition as Peter Mandelson
2015 Wolf Hall(6 episodes) as Stephen Gardiner
2014 Mapp and Lucia(3 episodes) as Major Benjamin 'Benjy' Flint
2014 The Real History of Science Fiction(4 episodes) as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2014 National Theatre Live: Coriolanus as Menenius Agrippa
2014 Unlocking Sherlock as Himself / Mark Gatiss
2013 MR James: Ghost Writer as Presenter
2012 Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss as Himself - Host
2011 Cleaning Up as Mr Jackson
2011 Game of Thrones(4 episodes) as Tycho Nestoris
2011 The Crimson Petal and the White(4 episodes) as Henry Rackham Junior
2010 Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge(1 episode)
2010 The First Men in the Moon as Cavor
2010 A History of Horror(4 episodes)
2010 Sherlock(21 episodes) as Mycroft Holmes
2010 Worried About the Boy as Malcolm McLaren
2009 Doctor Who Greatest Moments(3 episodes) as Himself
2009 Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen as Ernest Dunks
2009 Psychoville(1 episode)
2009 Being Human(2 episodes)
2008 Crooked House(3 episodes)
2008 Crooked House as The Curator
2008 Clone(6 episodes)
2008 Sense and Sensibility(3 episodes) as John Dashwood
2007 Consenting Adults as PC Butcher
2007 Jekyll(8 episodes) as Robert Louis Stevenson
2007 The Worst Journey in the World as Apsley Cherry-Garrard
2007 Derren Brown: Trick or Treat(1 episode) as Himself
2007 Don't
2006 The Wind in the Willows as Rat
2006 The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You as Hilary Briss / Mickey Michaels / Val Denton / Les McQueen / Lance Longthorne / Alvin Steele / Phil Proctor / Mrs Beasley / Mick McNamara / Neds / Lotte Lipp / Brian Morgan / Dr Chinnery / Iris Krell / Bobbin
2006 Fear of Fanny as Johnnie Cradock
2006 Torchwood(1 episode)
2006 Starter for 10 as Bamber Gascoigne
2006 Free Jimmy as Jakki (voice)
2005 Return of the Goodies as Himself
2005 Match Point as Ping-Pong Player
2005 Funland(4 episodes)
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit as Miss Blight (voice)
2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse as Various Characters
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as Additional Vogon Voices (as League of Gentlemen)
2005 The Quatermass Experiment as John Paterson
2005 Doctor Who Confidential(3 episodes)
2005 Doctor Who(5 episodes) as Gantok
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple(1 episode) as Ronald Hawes
2004 Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures as Kenyon
2004 Shaun of the Dead as Radio Presenter With 'Spaceship' Theory / Wildlife voiceover (voice) (uncredited)
2004 Sex Lives of the Potato Men as Jeremy
2004 Nighty Night(13 episodes) as Glenn Bulb
2004 Nighty Night(1 episode)
2004 Skip to the End
2003 Little Britain(1 episode)
2003 QI(1 episode)
2003 Bright Young Things
2002 Surrealissimo: The Trial of Salvador Dali as Louis Aragon
2002 The Cicerones as John Trant
2001 Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible(1 episode) as Hang Man Chang
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Birthday Girl as Porter
2001 The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane as various
2000 The League of Gentlemen Christmas Special as Various Characters
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)(1 episode)
1999 Spaced(1 episode)
1999 The League of Gentlemen(27 episodes)
1998 In the Red(3 episodes) as Junior Detective
1998 This Morning with Richard Not Judy(18 episodes)
1996 PROBE: Unnatural Selection as Mr. Emerson
1996 Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary as Interviewer
1995 Stranger Than Fiction 2
1994 The Dwelling Place(3 episodes) as Bowmer
1994 PROBE: The Zero Imperative as Dr. William Bruffin
1993 Harry(1 episode) as Diner Manager
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot(4 episodes) as Leonard Boynton


2018 The Dead RoomWriter
2017 Queers.(1 episode)Writer
2017 Sherlock: The Final ProblemWriter
2016 Sherlock: The Abominable BrideWriter
2013 The Tractate MiddothWriter
2013 An Adventure in Space and TimeWriter
2013 The Big FourScreenplay
2012 Horror Europa with Mark GatissWriter
2011 Hallowe'en PartyScreenplay
2010 The First Men in the MoonScreenplay
2010 A History of Horror(3 episodes)Writer
2010 Sherlock(7 episodes)Writer
2008 Crooked House(3 episodes)Writer
2008 Crooked HouseWriter
2008 Cat Among the PigeonsWriter
2007 The Worst Journey in the WorldWriter
2006 The League of Gentlemen Are Behind YouAuthor
2005 The League of Gentlemen's ApocalypseScenario Writer
2005 Doctor Who(10 episodes)Writer
2004 Global Conspiracy?Writer
2000 The League of Gentlemen Christmas SpecialWriter
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)(1 episode)Writer
1999 The League of Gentlemen(19 episodes)Writer
1996 PROBE: The Ghosts of WinterborneWriter
1996 PROBE: Unnatural SelectionWriter
1995 PROBE: The Devil of WinterborneWriter
1994 PROBE: The Zero ImperativeWriter
1971 A Ghost Story for Christmas(1 episode)Writer
1963 Doctor Who(1 episode)Writer


2010 SherlockCreator
2008 Crooked HouseCreator
1999 The League of GentlemenCreator


2018 The Dead RoomDirector
2017 Queers.(16 episodes)Director
2013 The Tractate MiddothDirector


2010 Sherlock(18 episodes)Executive Producer


2017 Sherlock: The Final ProblemCreator

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