Mark Gatiss was born in 1966 in Sedgefield, County Durham and later graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts from Bretton Hall Drama College.
Mark shot to fame though his comedy work with the The League of Gentlemen
, and has gone on to write books ("The Vesuvius Club" series), scripts for Doctor Who
, as well as continuing to appear as an actor (Doctor Who
Mark lives in London with his partner, Ian Hallard and their Labrador, Bunsen.