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Mark Addy Biography

Birth Name:
Mark Addy Johnson
Birth Place:
York, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Hired as a stagehand at the York Theatre Royal in England when he was 15
  • Made his big-screen debut in the 1997 British comedy The Full Monty
  • Watched tapes of Jackie Gleason in The Honeymooners to learn to speak like Fred Flintstone for his role in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
  • Originally slated to portray the Great One in the 2002 CBS biopic Gleason, but backed out because of scheduling conflicts; Brad Garrett took over the role and earned an Emmy nod
  • Appeared in the British series The Thin Blue Line and Too Much Sun before landing the lead role on CBS sitcom Still Standing, which ran from 2002 to 2006
  • Returned to U
  • S
  • TV several years later in the HBO medieval-fantasy series Game of Thrones

Awards

  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1998BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner

Relationships

  • Ruby Addy -- Daughter
  • Charlie Addy -- Son
  • Oscar Addy -- Son
  • Kelly Addy -- Wife