Mark Addy Biography
An illustrious English actor, Mark Addy Johnson better known as “Mark Addy” is widely known for showing spectacular performance as Detective Constable, Gary Boyle in British television series ‘The Thin Blue Line’. He is also known for showing fabulous performance in the movie ‘The Full Monty’. This extremely talented actor was born on 14th January, 1964 in York, United Kingdom. He had a keen interest in acting since he was a child. To pursue his dream of becoming a prominent actor, he joined the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’. After gaining the knowledge about acting from the academy, he started to search for role in the movie and television industry. He got his first break from appearing in the television series ‘The Continental’. However, his role in the series didn’t gain as expected success. In 1987, he was selected to play small role in the television series ‘The Ritz’. His first noticeable performance came in the comedy series ‘A Very Peculiar Practice’. In 1990, he appeared in police procedural series ‘The Bill’. The series helped him to gain recognition in the television world.
Mark made his first movie appearance in the movie ‘Dark Romances Vol. 2’ in the year 1990. His career turning role came in the comedy drama movie ‘The Full Monty’. For his brilliant performance in the movie, he was highly appreciated by both the audiences and critics. He was even awarded with the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ for his phenomenal performance in the movie. After getting much needed break through, he started to get other movie roles. He showed his exceptional acting skills in the movies like ‘Jack Forest’, ‘The Flint Street Nativity’, ‘The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas’, ‘Down to Earth’, ‘A Knight’s Tale’, ‘The Time Machine’, ’Heartlands’, ‘The Order’, ‘Around the World in 80 Days’, ‘Bike Squad’, ‘Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983’,’It’s a Wonderful Afterlife’, ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Barney’s Version’. Besides his outstanding performance in the various movies, he has also shown his exceptional acting talent in the numerous television programs like ‘Between the Lines’, ‘Band of Gold’, ‘Peak Practice’, ‘Heart Beat’ and ‘Out of the Blue’. His most appreciable role came in the television sitcom ‘The Thin Blue Line’. He gained huge appreciation and appraisal for showing his phenomenal performance in the series. In the year 2011, he received nomination at the Scream Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for his heart breaking performance in the fantasy drama series ‘Game of Thrones’. Later he continued to show his brilliant performance in the television series like ‘Trollied’,’The Syndicate’, ‘Atlantis’ and ‘Remember Me’. He has also gained appreciation from appearing in the stage plays like ‘Donkey’s Years’ and ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.
Significance to his personal life, this versatile actor is a married man. He got married to the gorgeous lady named Kelly in 1996. It has been fourteen years of their marriage and still they are sharing the same love and affection toward each other. There is no news of divorce or any other controversial news published in the media. From being in a marital relation with his wife, he has been blessed with three children named ‘Ruby’, ‘Charlie’ and ‘Oscar’. Currently, he is living luxurious life with his wife and children residing in Rufforth, Yorkshire.
Addy is an extremely talented actor, there is no doubt about that. Besides that, he is also known for his good character. He has large build body with the tall height of 5 feet 10 inches. Mark has gained huge level of success and recognition from his acting career. He might have gathered considerable amount of net worth from his career. But his exact net worth figure has not been disclosed yet. More information about this versatile actor can be extracted from the wiki and reading his detailed bio on IMDb. He can also be followed on his twitter account @MrMarkAddy.