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Mark Williams - Kirk


Mark Williams read English at Brasenose College, Oxford University.


He is particularly familiar to cinema-going audiences for his role of Mr Weasley, Ron's dad, in The Harry Potter films and to television audiences for regular appearances in four series of The Fast Show for the BBC for which he is an original cast member and contributor.


Other numerous television appearances include: The Last Fast Show Ever (BBC); Ted And Ralph - A Christmas Special (BBC); Off The Rails With Mark Williams (10 part series for The Discovery Channel); Industrial Revelations With Mark Williams (10 part series for The Discovery Channel); Jumpers For Goalposts (Sky); The Rotters' Club (Company Pictures); Star (Tiger Aspect); Grass (BBC); Dick Whittington - ITV Panto 2001 (Pozzitive TV as King Rat); Shackleton (Channel 4); Randall And Hopkirk Deceased (Working Title); Happiness (BBC); Fun At The Funeral Parlour I & II (BBC Choice); The Strangerers (nine part series for Sky TV); Gormenghast (BBC); Tumbledown (BBC); Red Dwarf; Storyteller; Making Out (BBC); Stuff (BBC); Great Expectations (Prime Time TV); Bottom (BBC); Merlin (Noel Gay Television); Dead At Thirty (Tiger Television); Harry Enfield Television Programme (Hat Trick Productions); Kinsey (BBC as series regular Danny); Bad Company (BBC); The Honeymoon's Over (BBC pilot sitcom); Health And Efficiency (BBC); 99-1 (Carlton); The Shooting Party (Zenith); Chef (Crucial Productions); The Big Game; Searching (Noel Gay Television); Hunting Venus (YTV); Happy Birthday Shakespeare (BBC) and Anderson (Kudos Prods).


Film appearances include: Agent Cody Bank II (MGM) as Inspector Crescent; Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban; Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets (both Warner Bros); Anita And Me; High Heels And Low Lifes; The Final Curtain; Whatever Happened To Harold Smith; Shakespeare In Love, as Wabash; The Borrowers; 101 Dalmations; Fever (BFI short film); Prince Of Jutland; High Season; Out Of Order; and Privileged.


Mark spent three years touring with The Mikron Theatre Company.


Other theatre credits include: The Fast Show Live 2002 (UK tour); Toast (Royal Court); The Fast Show Live On Stage '98 (Apollo, Hammersmith); Art (Wyndhams Theatre); A Dream Of People (The Royal Shakespeare Company); Moscow Gold (RSC); Singer (RSC); As You Like It (RSC); The City Wives Confederacy (Greenwich Theatre); Doctor Of Honour (Cheek by Jowl Theatre Co); Fanshen (Royal National Theatre); The Plague Year and William (both Royal Court Theatre Young Writers' Festival) and Everyman (The Upstream Theatre Company).


Mark has also directed two plays at the 1996 Channel 4 Sitcom Festival, Hammersmith, Bleeding Hearts and In Exile.


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