Born Mark Addy Johnson
14 January 1964
York, England, United Kingdom
Mark Addy Johnson (born 14 January 1964) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Detective Constable Gary Boyle in the UK sitcom The Thin Blue Line, Dave in the British film The Full Monty, father Bill Miller in the U.S. sitcom Still Standing and most recently as King Robert Baratheon in the HBO medieval fantasy epic Game of Thrones.
Addy was born and educated in Tang Hall, York. In 1982–84 he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He lives with his wife Kelly and three children (Ruby, born 2000; Charlie, born 2003; and Oscar, born 2005) in Rufforth, close to Upper Poppleton village, near York. 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 ,Sunnyside Farm and most recently Trollied.
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 comedy drama series Bonkers, and another ITV comedy drama, Bike Squad, in early 2008, as Sergeant John Rook.
Addy played the character Robert Baratheon in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
He had a leading 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 and 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.
Year Title Role Notes 1987 The Continental TV series 1987 The Ritz Episode: "Monday" 1988 A Very Peculiar Practice Mal Prentis Episode: "The Big Squeeze"
Episode: "Death of a University"
1990 Dark Romances Vol. 2 Sam Video 1990 The Bill Matthew Holden Episode: "The Night Watch"
Episode: "A Case to Answer"
1992 Married with Children Lower Uncton Local (uncredited) Episode: "England Show II: Wastin' the Company's Money"
Episode: "England Show III: We're Spending as Fast as We Can"
1994 Between the Lines PC Episode: "Unknown Soldier" 1995 Band of Gold DC Sherrington 3 episodes 1995 Peak Practice Alec Kitson Episode: "A Normal Life" 1995 Ghostbusters of East Finchley DC Newley Episode: "1.5"
1995 Heartbeat Norman Greengrass Episode: "Domestic" 1996 Heartbeat Norman Greengrass Episode: "Old Colonials" 1996 Bruised Fruit Angel Short film 1996 Out of the Blue Robbo Episode: "2.6" 1996 Respect Joe Carr TV movie 1996 The Thin Blue Line D.C. Boyle 7 episodes 1997 Sunnyside Farm Ken Sunnyside TV series 1997 The Heart Surgeon Phil Mycroft TV movie 1997 The Full Monty David 'Dave' 1998 Closer Short film 1998 Jack Frost Mac MacArthur 1999 The Last Yellow Frank 1999 The Flint Street Nativity Ass TV movie 2000 The Announcement Andy 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Fred Flintstone 2000 Married 2 Malcolm Malcolm 2000 Too Much Sun Nigel Conway 6 episodes 2001 Down to Earth Cisco 2001 A Knight's Tale Roland 2002 The Time Machine David Philby 2002 Heartlands Ron 2002-2006 Still Standing Bill Miller 88 episodes 2003 The Order Thomas Garrett 2004 Around the World in 80 Days Steamer Captain 2007 Bonkers Tony Barker 6 episodes 2008 Bike Squad Sgt. John Rook TV movie 2009 Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 John Piggott 2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife D I Smythe 2010 Robin Hood Friar Tuck 2010 National Theatre Live Squire Max Harkaway Episode: "London Assurance" 2010 Barney's Version Detective O'Hearne 2011 Game of Thrones King Robert Baratheon Nominated - Scream Award for Best Ensemble 2011 Trollied Andy 8 episodes
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.
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