Fast Facts

  • Was involved with television at University taking part in Glasgow University Student Television.
  • Worked as a teacher at Cowdenknowes High School in Greenock, Scotland.
  • Created the show Press Gang in 1989 after his father, who was headmaster of a school where Harry Secombe's Highway was being filmed, pitched the idea of the show to the producers.
  • Wrote a spoof of Doctor Who for Children In Need in 2013.
  • Appointed an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in her 2015 Birthday Honours.

Awards

  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special: Nominee
  • 2012, BAFTA Television Awards — Special Award: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special: Winner
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Miniseries or Movie: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special: Nominee
  • 1992, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Children's Programme - Fiction or Entertainment: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Television Movie: Nominee
  • 2011, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Drama Series: Winner
  • 2008, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Writer: Winner
  • 1991, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Children's Programme - Entertainment/Drama: Nominee
  • 2015, Producers Guild Awards — David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: Nominee
  • 2012, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Writer: Winner

Relationships

  • Sue Vertue — Wife
  • Gillian Penny — Sister
  • Noreen Moffat — Mother
  • Joshua Moffat — Son
  • Bill Moffat — Father
  • Louis Moffat — Son

College

  • University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland (MA in English)

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  • Birth Name: Steven William Moffat
  • Birth Place: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Birthday: November 18, 1961, Scorpio
  • Profession: Writer, Producer
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