Mark Heap

Although primarily known for playing over-the-top characters on British sitcoms like "Spaced" (Channel 4 1999-2001), "Jam" (Channel 4 2000) and "Green Wing" (Channel 4 2004-07), Mark Heap was also an accomplished ... Read more »
Born: 05/13/1957 in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, IN

Filmography

Actor (17)

Endeavour 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Art of Foley 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The World's End 2013 (Movie)

Publican 7 (Actor)

Captain Eager and the Mark of Voth 2008 (Movie)

Scrutty Baker (Actor)

Skins 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stardust 2007 (Movie)

Tertius (Actor)

Confetti 2006 (Movie)

Registrar (Actor)

Scoop 2006 (Movie)

M.C. (Actor)

Casanova 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 (Movie)

Man with Dogs (Actor)

Green Wing 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spaced 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis 1999 (Movie)

Duncan (Actor)

Maigret Sets A Trap (TV Show)

Actor

Sacrifice (TV Show)

Actor

Upstart Crow (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

Although primarily known for playing over-the-top characters on British sitcoms like "Spaced" (Channel 4 1999-2001), "Jam" (Channel 4 2000) and "Green Wing" (Channel 4 2004-07), Mark Heap was also an accomplished dramatic TV actor. In addition to playing the iconic British novelist Charles Dickens in the BBC Two period drama "Desperate Romantics" (2009), Heap also nabbed recurring parts on "Hotel Babylon" (BBC One 2006-09) and the costume drama "Lark Rise to Candleford" (BBC One 2008-11). Furthermore, Heap also appeared in films like the Woody Allen comedy "Scoop" (2006) and the fantasy adventure movie "Stardust" (2007), thus underscoring his ease and versatility when jumping between serious and comedic roles in both films and television.

Milestones

2013

Supporting role in "The World's End"

2011

Played Jim on "Friday Night Dinner"

2008

Series regular on "Lark Rise to Candleford"

2007

Small role in "Stardust"

2006

Appeared in Woody Allen's "Scoop"

2004

Landed a recurring role on "Green Wing"

2000

Series regular on "Jam"

1998

Breakout role on "How Do You Want Me?"

Bonus Trivia

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Heap is known for playing outlandish characters on TV, such as Brian Topp in "Spaced" and Dr. Alan Statham in "Green Wing."

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Heap is an accomplished juggler and stilt-walker.

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