Mark Gatiss

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Mark Gatiss
  • Birth Place: Sedgefield, County Durham, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/17/1966, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; screenwriter; novelist
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Mark Gatiss Fast Facts:
  • Has collected fossils since his childhood.
  • Spent his gap year traveling around Europe.
  • Met the other members of the League of Gentlemen comedy troupe while attending Bretton Hall during the 1980s, though they didn't band together as such until 1995. 
  • A lifetime fan of Doctor Who, he's penned several Who novels and even more Who episodes.
  • Has also authored quite a few non-Who novels, plus a biography of English film director James Whale.
  • Mark Gatiss Relationships:
  • Ian Hallard - Significant Other
  • Mark Gatiss Awards:
  • 2011 BAFTA Television Awards: Best Drama Series - Winner
  • 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Best Single Drama - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - Nominee
  • 2014 Olivier Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Television Movie - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Leeds, Bretton Hall Drama College, West Bretton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (BA in Theatre Arts)

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