Mark Gatiss

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Mark Gatiss
Full NameMark Gatiss


Mark Gatiss, the esteemed author, actor, and playwright from Sedgefield, County Durham, is a scion of royalty. With a BA (honors) in Theatre Arts from Bretton Hall Drama College, he has achieved great success in the industry, most notably as one-quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen (1999). His prowess and wealth of knowledge in the supernatural/science-fiction genre has been celebrated in a variety of novels, audio plays, and short films, most of which he appears in. As a part of the writing team for Doctor Who (2005), Gatiss has achieved great success as the co-creator of Sherlock (2010) with Steven Moffat, in which he also stars as Mycroft Holmes. His plays have been featured in the Edinburgh Festival, further cementing his status as a titan in the entertainment industry.

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  • Primetime Emmy2016
    SherlockOutstanding Television Movie


  • A Silent Imprisonment
  • Sherlock
  • Horrible Histories
  • The League of Gentlemen - Live Again!
  • Doctor Who
  • Spaced
  • Coriolanus
  • Inside No. 9
  • The League of Gentlemen
  • Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge
  • Taboo
  • An Adventure in Space and Time
  • The Father
  • Wolf Hall
  • Nighty Night
  • Doctor Who Confidential
  • Sense & Sensibility
  • Good Omens
  • How's Your Head, Hun?
  • Don't
  • Catterick
  • National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III
  • Psychobitches
  • Queers
  • Memento Mori
  • Being Human
  • Nolly
  • Sherlock: The Network
  • Match Point
  • In Search of Dracula with Mark Gatiss
  • The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  • MR James: Ghost Writer
  • London Spy
  • Queer for Fear: The History of Queer Horror
  • Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible
  • The Mezzotint
  • Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary
  • Against the Law
  • Christopher Robin
  • The Comedy Trail: A Shaggy Dog Story
  • Coalition
  • Brexit
  • The Road Dance
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