Jan. 14th, 1964
York, England, UK
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Mark Addy (born January 14, 1964) and educated in Tang Hall, York. In 1982-84 he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Addy's ancestors have lived in York at least since 1910 when his great-grandfather was living there. His father Ian has spent his working life as a glazier at York Minster.
Addy made his first TV appearance in 1988 in A Very Peculiar Practice, followed by TV performances in shows such as Heartbeat, Band of Gold, Married with Children (one episode), Bruised Fruit, Peak Practice, The Thin Blue Line, Too Much Sun and Sunnyside Farm.
He played Bill Miller in Still Standing and played Detective Boyle in the second series of the British situation comedy The Thin Blue Line. He also appeared on ITV1's new high-class comedy drama series Bonkers, and another ITV comedy drama, Bike Squad, in early 2008, as Sergeant John Rook.
Addy is cast as the character Robert Baratheon in the forthcoming HBO series Game of Thrones.
In 2009 Addy starred with Fay Ripley in a series of adverts for the relaunched Tesco Clubcard.
He had a supporting role in the film The Full Monty, and played the role of Fred Flintstone in the 2000 film The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas. In that role, as well as in Still Standing, he played the role of a blue-collar American. He also played a supporting role as Mac McArthur in the 1998 film Jack Frost, with 'Michael Keaton'.
In 2001, he played a butler of Chris Rock's character in the movie Down to Earth. and also appeared in A Knight's Tale as Roland. Addy played the role of David Philby in The Time Machine. Addy also made a guest appearance as the Ship Captain in Around the World in 80 Days with 'Jackie Chan' and 'Steve Coogan' and made an appearance as Friar Tuck in Ridley Scott's 2010 film Robin Hood.
He lives with his wife Kelly and three children; Ruby (b. 2000), Charlie (b. 2003), and Oscar (b. 2005) in Rufforth, close to Upper Poppleton village, near York.
Married 2 Malcolm (1998) - Malcolm
The Last Yellow (1999) - Frank
Flint Street Nativity (1999) - Ass
The Announcement (2000) - Andy
Heartlands (2002) - Ron
The Order (2003) - Thomas Garrett
Red Riding (2009) - John Piggot
It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010) - D.I. Smythe
Barney's Version (2010) - TBA
Addy played Kevin Snell in the 2006 revival of Donkeys' Years at the Comedy Theatre in London, and in 2007-08 he has appeared at the National Theatre as Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing and as Hjalmar Johansen in Fram.
- Mark Addy attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
- In 2000, he and wife Kelly welcomed their daughter, Ruby.
- Mark lives with his wife and three children Ruby (8) Charlie (5) and Oscar (3).