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Neil Maskell is an English actor, writer and director who is known for his appearances in British crime and horror films including The Football Factory and Kill List.
Born in London, England. He first trained in acting at the Anna Scher Theatre in Islington, where he attended classes from the age of 11, and studied at the Miskin Theatre at North West Kent College from 1992. He would later work as a director at the Miskin Theatre.
Maskell's first television appearance was in 1991, as "Billy Potter", in the ITV police drama The Bill. Between 1992 and 2002 he would make a further five appearances in the program, portraying a different character on each occasion. Maskell has had one-off roles in a number of other popular British serial dramas including Casualty, London's Burning and Soldier Soldier. His most regular television roles have been in the 2005 comedy series Mike Bassett: Manager and in the comedy sketch show The Wrong Door. It was while working on The Wrong Door that Maskell first met Kill List director Ben Wheatley.
Maskell's film career began in 1997 with an appearance as "Schmuddie" in Gary Oldman's writing and directing debut Nil by Mouth. Following a number of bit part roles - inter alia as "Record Shop Geezer" and "Leading Mugger" - Maskell now attracts leading and supporting parts. Maskell's leading role in the 2011 thriller Kill List attracted positive reviews from critics and saw him nominated for the Best Actor award at the British Independent Film Awards.
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