DATE OF BIRTH : 19th November 1968
BORN : Edinburgh, Scotland
LIVES : Clifton, Bristol.
PARTNER : Wife, former CASUALTY actress Lucy Gaskell.
CHILDREN : One daughter, Martha
FAMILY : Parents, Stan, an artist, and Rosie, a social worker, who live near Lockerbie. Brother, Vincent (-7).
HEIGHT : 5ft 10
TRAINED : Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama
PREVIOUS JOBS : Library Assistant, technician in a planning department.
MUSIC LIKES : The Smiths
ON HIS CHARACTER BRUNO : ‘Bruno is a bit Machiavellian, a wisecracking, do-anything-for-a-quick-buck guy. I am hoping he’s going to be a loveable rogue, rather than just a rogue.’
ON JOINING THE CASUALTY CAST : ‘I didn’t know what to expect. I’ve never done anything like this before but they are the most welcoming bunch of people, both the cast and the crew.’
THEATRE CREDITS : The Seal Wife; Chips with Everything; Flight; Richard III; Anthony & Cleopatra; Volpone; Tales of Ovid; Country Wife; Out in the Open; Robin Hood; Cherry Orchard; Twelfth Night; At the Table; Cyrano de Bergerac; Much Ado about Nothing; A Girl in a Car with a Man; Mammals
TV CREDITS : The Phoenix and the Carpet; Inspector Rebus; Armadillo; Loving You; Trust; Wire In the Blood; Taggart; Afterlife; Casualty; Nuclear Secrets; The Trial of Tony Blair; Britz; Inspector Lynley; The Bill
COMMERCIAL CREDITS : Co-op; Boots; Comet; Go Airlines; First Telecom
AGENT : Hatton McEwan, PO Box 37385, London N1 7XF.
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* Mark plays the drums in his band, The Blimps.