Mark Gatiss is an English actor, comedian, novelist, screenwriter and producer best known for working in series’ such as Sherlock and Doctor Who. Born and raised in County Durham, Mark was interested in artistic pursuits ever since he was a teenager. In school, he participated in theatrical plays and consumed the Doctor Who and the Sherlock Holmes sagas, in television shows and novels respectively. Following his high school graduation, he enrolled into the Bretton Hall College to study Theatre Arts and co-created a stage play called The League of Gentlemen, which was later successfully adapted into a TV series and a radio show. Following the initial success, Mark began writing and acting in television shows and films. His big career breakthrough arrived in the mid-2000s, when he got associated with his childhood favourite Doctor Who, the series revival, and wrote nine episodes. In addition, he has also written and created series’ such as Dracula and Crooked House. In 2010, he created the series titled Sherlock, also playing a key role in it. The series became an international success. Mark has maintained his regular presence in TV shows and films and has appeared playing supporting roles in series’ and films such as Game of Thrones, The Mercy, Being Human etc.