A English actor, screen writer, comedian, as well as a novelist Mark Gatiss is mostly known for his works such as writing for as well as acting in the TV series known as Doctor Who and Sherlock. He has been active in this acting field since the year 1993 and from that time, he has garnered a lot of popularity and huge numbers of fans following. In addition to that, Mark is also the member of comedy team called The League of Gentlemen along with Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and the co-writer Jeremy Dyson. He first met his cowriters as well as performers in late teens at the Bretton Hall, Yorkshire which is a drama school that he attended after completing his school and having spent gap year travelling around the Europe.
The team started as a stage act in the year 1995 that won Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1997. The same year, the show was transferred to the BBC Radio 4 as on the Town with The League of Gentlemen. Later, it arrived on the TV on BBC Two in 1999. Prior to the League, his TV works also includes writing for 2001 revival of the Randall & Hopkirk and the script editing popular sketch show called Little Britain in 2003. His other TV credits and movies include Nighty Night, Catterick, Fear of Fanny, Starter for 10, Match Point, Birthday Girl, Funland, Being Human, Crooked House, Clone, Doctor Who, Sherlock, A History of Horror, Sense and Sensibility, Free Jimmy, Horrible Histories, Mapp ad Lucia, Wolf Hall, Inspector George Gently and many more.
Mark Gatiss is a tall guy with the towering height of six feet and one inch. He is the native of Sedgefield, County Durham, England. He came into this world on 17th October of the year 1966 which has now made him at the age of 49. He is the son of Winifred Rose and Maurice Gatiss. He was grown up opposite the Edwardian Psychiatric Hospital where his father used to work. The background of his family was working class. While he was child, his passions included to watch Doctor Who as well as Hammer Horror films on the TV, reading the Sherlock Holmes and H.G. Wells and collecting the fossils. As an adult, all of these interests have fuelled his creative works.
Mark went to get his education from the Heighington CE Primary School as well as Woodham Comprehensive School located in Newton Aycliffe. After that, he got enrolled at the Bretton Hall College which was arts college that was affiliated to the Leeds University. There he studied Theatre Arts. Moving on to his personal life biography, Mark has not got married yet. He is a gay and he was also featured on the Independent On Sunday’s Pink List of the influential gay people in UK in the year 2010 and 2011. Prior to that, he is currently in relationship with his partner Ian Hallard who is an actor. The pair also has a Labrador Retriever named as Bunsen. Besides that, more information about him can also be accessed from various sources and he can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.